Il palazzo di Phestos a Creta: Scavo e restauro

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In 1900, the Italian Archaeological Mission of Crete, led by Federico Halbherr, with the collaboration of archaeologists and students of archeology, among them Luigi Pernier, discovered the ruins of the minoan palace of Phaistos, situated a few kilometers from Heraclion , the capital of island of Crete. At the same time brought to light the remains were carried out of the first restoration and accommodation, including the cleaning of the interstices between the stone blocks, and the preparation of cement mortar colored, to fit respect to the remains, the arrangement of the upper parts of the remains masonry and construction of the concrete floors of reinforced concrete, a time made with the supporting structure of wood, for covering the compartments and retain in situ large vessels they contain. The interventions in the palace of Phaistos documenting the restoration of the Italian culture, much attention given to the preservation of material received, the distinctness of the restoration, even with the use of contemporary materials, such as, for example, reinforced concrete, and the minimal intervention to ensure maximum conservation . The principles of restoration set out above are still valid and recognized , not only in our country but throughout the world.
Lingua originaleItalian
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteAgathòn
Numero di pagine10
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2014

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