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The Quarries of Meroe, Sudan- Part 1-Text

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Book Series: UCL Qatar Series in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage ISSN: 2312-5004 ISBN: 9789927118876 Year: Volume: 1 Pages: 234 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5339/uclq.2018.9789927118876 Language: English
Publisher: Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press Grant: Qatar National Research Fund
Subject: Archaeology
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About Part 1.A team of international researchers presents their research on all aspects of quarrying: history, geology, quarrying technique, graffiti in quarries, Meroitic and Greek inscriptions in quarries, as well as the petrography of Nubian sandstone. A final chapter deals with the challenges of surveying quarries in the desert. All articles have extensive Arabic summaries.MapA map in A0 format of the wider study area, with individual quarry locations marked. PDF - 25 MBVideoThis two-part set is accompanied by five short educational and illustrative slideshows in English and Arabic about the authors’ work on the sandstone quarries around Meroe. The highlight is a 5-minute aerial and underground ‘fly-through’ video presenting quarry Q41, the largest and most impressive of the gallery quarries in the study area, available in 2D or 3D. All videos are available here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7-ic31cMSbvWosaClqx-qHJYtYWraVgBAcknowledgmentThis publication and the associated videos were made possible by NPRP grant 5-879-6-025 from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar Foundation). The statements made herein are solely the responsibility of the author(s).

The Quarries of Meroe, Sudan- Part 2 - Catalogue

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Book Series: UCL Qatar Series in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage ISSN: 2312-5004 ISBN: 9789927118883 Year: Volume: 2 Pages: 447 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5339/uclq.2018.9789927118883 Language: English
Publisher: Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press Grant: Qatar National Research Fund
Subject: Archaeology
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"Part 2 is a detailed catalogue of all 92 quarries recorded in the course of the project. All articles have extensive Arabic summaries.VideoThis two-part set is accompanied by five short educational and illustrative slideshows in English and Arabic about the authors’ work on the sandstone quarries around Meroe. The highlight is a 5-minute aerial and underground ‘fly-through’ video presenting quarry Q41, the largest and most impressive of the gallery quarries in the study area, available in 2D or 3D. All videos are available here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7-ic31cMSbvWosaClqx-qHJYtYWraVgBAcknowledgmentThis publication and the associated videos were made possible by NPRP grant 5-879-6-025 from the Qatar National Research Fund (a member of Qatar Foundation). The statements made herein are solely the responsibility of the author(s)."

Natural Stone and Architectural Heritage

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ISBN: 9783039215508 9783039215515 Year: Pages: 262 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-551-5 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Science (General)
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This book is made up of contributions dealing with heritage stones from different countries around the world. The stones are described, as well as their use in vernacular and contemporaneous architecture. Heritage stones are those stones that have special significance in human culture. Examples include some very important stones that have been either neglected because they are no longer extracted, or stones that have great significance in commercial terms but knowledge of their national and/or international heritage has not been well documented. In this collection of articles, we have tried to spread awareness of architectural heritage around the world, the natural stones that have been used in its construction, and the need to preserve historical quarries that once provided the source of such stones. Historical quarries are linked to regional culture and tradition. Because of the specific technical and aesthetical characteristics of heritage stones, which have lasted for centuries, these historical quarries should be preserved to be able to use the stones for the proper restoration of monuments and historical buildings to avoid negative actions that can be observed in many places in the restoration of buildings, which are some times part of World Heritage sites. The final intention of this book is to continuosly grow the interest on this fascinating subject of heritage stones.

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Gyeongju Historic Areas --- 2016 Gyeongju Earthquake --- site characterisation --- site-specific ground response analysis --- stone architectural heritage --- dynamic centrifuge test --- Cheomseongdae --- ancient seismic design technique --- serpentinites --- rocks characterization --- dimension stone --- architectural heritage --- pyroclastic rock --- dimension stone --- Sardinia --- geoheritage --- market --- houses based on natural stone --- architectural heritage --- the bay of Kotor --- UNESCO cultural heritage --- Studenica --- Sopo?ani --- marble deposits --- quarry characterisation --- restoration --- sustainability --- management --- cultural heritage conservation --- sustainability --- architectural conservation --- stone architecture heritage --- modern principles of double-layered ventilated roofs --- conservation requirements --- UNESCO World Heritage List --- marble --- wettability properties --- hydrophobicity --- laser surface texturing --- multiscale roughness --- cultural heritage --- ultrafast pulse laser --- dolostone --- quarries --- Coimbra Formation --- heritage --- Chianocco marble --- heritage stone --- archaeometry --- Western Alps --- isotopic analysis --- SEM-EDS --- heritage stone --- quartzite --- Bargiolina --- quarries --- dimension stone --- kaolin --- industrial minerals --- natural stone --- fracturing pattern --- quarrying --- geoheritage --- Unesco World Heritage Site --- building stones --- Guadeloupe --- Martinique --- French West Indies --- eastern Caribbean --- cultural heritage --- geological heritage --- historical and Archaeological sites --- Candoglia marble --- Duomo di Milano --- petrographic analysis --- geoheritage --- cultural stone

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