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Restoration of bronzes from Yemen

Some of the bronze artifacts lent to UniPi by the Military Museum of Sana have been restored


Some of the bronze artifacts lent by the Military Museum of Sana have been definitively restored.

The bronzes had been lent to the UniPi within the framework of a cultural cooperation agreement supported by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affaires in order to restore and make them known to the Italian public.

The restoration revealed interesting information regarding the production techniques, the manipulations the bronzes have undergone along their lives, the damages caused by past improper restoration.

Further investigations will be aimed at reconstructing their original appearance and discovering reasons and objective of the following interventions.

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