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Conservation of the Sixth-Century Mosaic of the Transfiguration

Roberto Nardi, founder, Centro di Conservazione Archeologica, and Archaeological Institute of America Kress Lecturer 2010–11, presents the fascinating story behind the conservation of the Monastery of Saint Catherine in Sinai, a delicate jewel of early Byzantine art that, until recently, was close to collapse.

Recorded on March 27, 2011

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (77)

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The Hidden Body Speaks
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
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Everyday Angels
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Framed by the Body
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Falconry at The Cloisters
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The Cloisters: Part Two
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The Cloisters: Part Three
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The Cloisters: Part Four
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Red Monastery
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