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Title: A Greek tower of Naxos island
Alternative title / Subtitle: environmet, corrosion patterns and propositions for concervation
Authors: Λαμπρόπουλος, Βασίλειος Ν.
Τσάφου, Μαρία
Καραμπότσος, Αθανάσιος Χ.
Item type: Journal article
Keywords: Naxos Island (Greece);Πρότυπα διάβρωσης;Προτάσεις διατήρησης;Περιβάλλον;Νάξος;Ελλάδα;Corrosion patterns;Propositions for conservation;Environment;Greece
Subjects: Visual Arts
Monuments--Conservation and restoration
Παραστατικές τέχνες
Μνημεία συντήρηση και αποκατάσταση
Issue Date: 30-Jan-2015
Sep-2004
Abstract: The Greek Tower of Naxos Island, which is a monument of the 4th century B.C., is located in the south-eastern side of Naxos, in a natural hill in the southern side of mountainous Za. The geological morphology of Naxos is owed to earthquakes and volcanic effects that convulsed this part of the Mediterranean Sea that is called Aegean Sea. The geological character of Naxos is placed in the core of crystalloid mass of southern Aegean. Although its extent is quite large, the island of Naxos presents significant climatic homogeneity. Its climate is light marine, semidry, with a small surplus of rainwater in the winter. The structure material of the tower is marble. This has been proved with physicochemical analysis of samples of the material and the minerals of the area. The corrosion of the building is caused by temperature variations, humidity, crystallization of soluble salts, biological depositions, structural problems and human action. The suggestions for its conservation are cleaning of the surface, consolidation of corroded material, joining of the fragments, gap filling and retouchment of the monument.
Description: Έχει δημοσιευθεί και στην Πολωνία με τίτλο Grecka wieza na wyspie Naksos. Srodowisko, Rodzaje Zmiszczem i Mozuwe sposoby konserwacii
Language: English
Citation: Lampropoulos, V., Tsafou, M. and Karampotsos, A. Χ. (2004) A Greek tower of Naxos island: environment, corrosion patterns and propositions for conservation. Journal Biuletyn informacyjny konserwatorow dziel sztuki. 15(1-2), pp.44-66.
Journal: Biuletyn informacyjny konserwatorow dziel sztuki
Type of Journal: With a review process (peer review)
Access scheme: Embargo
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11400/5136
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