By Helmut Becker and Jörg W.E. Fassbinder


102 pages 15 Euros ICOMOS Member: 10 Euros


- Foreword

- From Magnetic Prospecting to Virtual Archaeology

- Combining Magnetometry and Archaeological Interpretation: A Square Enclosure in Bavaria

- Duo- and Quadro-sensor Configuration for High Speed I High Resolution Magnetic Prospecting with Caesium Magnetometer

- Magnetic Prospection of a Megalithic Necropolis at Ibbankatuwa (Sri Lanka)

- Magnetometry in the Garden ofthe Sigiriya Rock Fortification (Sri Lanka)

ln Search for the City Wall of Homer's Troy -Development of High Resolution Caesium Magnetometry 1992-1994

- Magnetic and Resistivity Prospection in Munbaqa-Ekalte (Syria) 1993

- Ultra High Resolution Caesium Magnetometry at Monte da Ponte, Concelho Evora, Portuga1 1994-1996

- The Discovery of the Royal Capital of Awsan at Hagar Yahirr, Wadi Markha, Yemen by Satellite Images, Aerial Photography, Field Walking and Magnetic Prospecting

- Discovery of a First Neolithic Settlement in the Meseta of Central Spain near Ambrona (Soria) by Caesium Magnetometry in 1996

- Prospecting in Ostia Antica (Italy) and the Discovery of the Basilica of Constantinus I in 1996

- Magnetometry in the Desert Area West of the Zoser's Pyramid, Saqqara, Egypt

- In search for Piramesses -the Lost Capital of Ramesses II in the Nile Delta (Egypt) by Caesium Magnetometry

- Prospection of the Early Islamic Residence Rusafat Hisam (Syria) by Caesium Magnetometry and Resistivity Surveying 1997-1999

- Combined Caesium Magnetometry and Resistivity Survey in Palmyra (Syria) 1997 and 1998

- Magnetometry in the Cemetery and the Awâm- Temple in Marib, the Capital of the Queen Saba, Yemen

- Magnetometry ofthe Prehistoric Necropolis Suchanicha in the Minusinsk Basin, South Siberia

- Magnetometry of a Scythian Settlement in Siberia near Cicah in the Baraba Steppe 1999

- Uruk- City of Gilgamesh (Iraq) First Tests in 2001 for Magnetic Prospecting

- Wazigang -A Palace of Qin Shihuangdi, the First Chinese Emperor


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- Preface / Préface / Prefacio
- The history of CIAV, Christoph Machat
- About the Charter on the Built Vernacular Heritage, Kirsti Kovanen
- Charter on the Built Vernacular Heritage
- Charte du Patrimoine Bâti Vernaculaire
- Carta del Patrimonio Vernáculo Construido

Vernacular architecture and its conservation in different countries

- Australia: An Australian hybrid: The Gardiner House, French Island, Miles Lewis
- Canada: Hawthorne Cottage and Maison Trestler, Marc de Caraffe
- Costa Rica: Cuatro Casas, Erick Chaves
- Cuba: Vivienda Calle 35 y Villa Elena, Cienfuegos, Irán Millán Cuetara
- Denmark: Stone buildings in Greenland 1830-1915, Sören Vadstrup
- Finland: Conservation of built vernacular heritage in rural and urban areas, Kirsti Kovanen
- Great Britain: Ty-Mawr, Peter Smith - Greece: Re-use of a vernacular mansion complex in the medieval castle of Naxos, Marikitta Diamantopoulou and Orestis Vavatsioulas
- Japan: Four Houses, Naomi Okawa
- Lithuania: Two Houses, Dale Puodziukiene
- Mexico: Influencias de la arquitectura y el espacio prehispánico en el hábitat vernáculo actual, Francisco Javier López Morales
- Mexico: La Troje: tipología de vivienda purepecha, Berenice Aguilar and Valeria Prieto
- Mexico: Casas de tierra en Solaga, Oaxaca, Ada Avendano Enciso
- Netherlands: Building tradition in the Netherlands, Ellen L. van Olst
- The Philippines: The Filipino bahay cubo, where form does not necessarily follow function, Augusto Villalón
- Romania: Problems of physical deterioration on vernacular buildings in Transylvania - Râsca village and open-air museum "Astra", Sibiu - a comparative study, Ioana Tanasescu
- Slovak Republik: Peasant house in Suchán n° 7, Gabriela Habánová
- Spain: Arquitectura tradicional en Castilla y León, Felix Benito Martin
- Switzerland: Granaries in Switzerland, Max Gschwend


By Dirk Bühler


523 pages 40 Euros ICOMOS Member: 35 Euros




El marco de referencia
Los puntos de partida
El centro histórico

Historia urbana

Marco natural y climatológico
El sueño de Fray Julián Garcés y la fundación de Puebla
El siglo XVI: planeamiento, política, palacios.
El siglo XVII: ¿un siglo de oro?
El siglo XVIII: la ciudad durante el auge del barroco

Consideraciones metodológicas

El patrimonio edificado: leyes e instituciones
Inventarios de monumentos virreinales en Puebla anteriores al de l.985
La investigación documental -aclaraciones acerca del material empleado
Trabajo de campo -la recopilación de datos
Trabajo de campo -los levantamientos arquitectónicos y fotográficos
El catálogo: su presentación
El catálogo: selección y estado de conservación de los edificios analizados

La arquitectura civil

Tipos de edificios en la ciudad virreinal de Puebla
Materiales de construcción
Procesos de construcción

Anatomía de los edificios privados

Fachadas -sus componentes
Fachadas -pautas de desarrollo
Portales y zaguanes
Fachadas -sección de illustraciones
Patios -las formas
Patios -las pautas de desarrollo
Escaleras y pasillos
Espacios arquitectónicos
La casa poblana durante el virreinato
Patios -sección de illustraciones

Monografías de edificios




Los cuestionarios
Cuadros sinópticos
Inventario completo de 1985
Plano con inventario

 m-and-s3Eng. - Chi.

Edited by
Wu Yongqi, Zhang Tinghao, Michael Petzet,
Erwin Emmerling and Catharina Blänsdorf.


183 pages 20 Euros ICOMOS Member: 15 Euros


- Preface

- Michael Petzet, Introduction

- Yuan Zhongyi, The costume colours of Qin Terracotta Warriors

- Erwin Emmerling, Aims and results of the Chinese-German Project for the preservation of the Terracotta Army

- Zhang Zhijun, Review of the Conservation of the polychromy of the Terracotta Army

- Zhou TieNew developments in the conservation of the polychromy of the Terracotta Army

- Christoph Herm, Methods in organic archaeometry and their application to the Terracotta Army

- Ingo Rogner, New methods to characterise and to consolidate the polychrome Qi-Lacquer of the Terracotta Army

- Cristina Thieme, Paint layers and pigments on the Terracotta Army: a comparison with other cultures of antiquity

- Cheng Derun and Guo Baofa, The polychromy of the Bronze chariots from the Mausoleum of Qin Shihuang

- Hans van Ess, Symbolism and meaning of colours in early Chinese sources

- Jiang Caipin, Painting technique in Ancient China

- Petra Rösch, Colour schemes on wooden Guanyin sculptures of the 11th to 13th centuries, with special reference to the Amsterdam Guanyin and its Cut Gold-foil Application on a polychrome ground

- Sylvie Colinart and Sandrine Pagès-Camagna, Egyptian polychromy: pigments of the "Pharaonic Palette"

- Detlef Knipping, Le Jupiter olympien and the rediscovery of polychromy in antique sculpture: Quatremère de Quincy between empirical research and aesthetic ideals

- Vinzenz Brinkmann and Ulrike Koch-Brinkmann, Polychromy on greek scupture: the archer on the West-pediment of the Aphaia Temple, Aegina

- Lin Chunmei, The Dyeing of textiles in the warring states time

- Gao Hanyu and Kim Yinglan, Techniques to protect textile and embroidery relics

- Gao Hanyu, The Dye colours and culture on clothing in Early Qin

- Zhao Feng, The five colours polychrome silks with cloud pattern from Han Dynasty to Wei period

- Birgitt Borkopp, Late antique and early medieval textiles and costume and their representations in varios media

- Qiao Shiguang, Qi-Lacquer - Techniques and art

- Hans-Georg Wiedemann and Heinz Berke, Chemical and physical investigations of Egyptian and Chinese blue and purple

- Shang Zongyan, Zhang Jizu and Li Rujuan, The Chinese Lacquer Tree and its use

- Li Zuixiong, coloured clay sculptures and their protection at Mo Kao Grotto at Dunhuang

- Lu Shoulin, The polychrome works in the Palace Museum and their preservation

- Authors

By Catharina Blänsdorf, Erwin Emmerling, Michael Petzet, ed.



772 pages 

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Introduction (Michael Petzet/Zhang Tinghao) 

Archaeology and Art History
-Archaeological Team for the Excavation of the Terracotta Ar my, Archaeological Institute of the Shaanxi Province
- The Terracotta Warriors and Horses from the Mausoleum of the First Heavenly Emperor Qin Shihuang
- Report on the Excavation ofPit No.1, 1974-1984
Yuan Zhongyi
- Hairstyles, Armour and C1othing of the Terracotta Army 
Lothar Ledderose
- The Magic Army of the First Emperor
Wu Yongqi
- The Museum of the Terracotta Army: Presenting the 'Eighth Wonder of the Wor1d'

Techniques and Materials of the Polychromy 
Cristina Thieme, Erwin Emmerling
- On the Polychromy of the Terracotta Army 
Christoph Herm
- Analysis of Painting Materials

East Asian Lacquer 
Rüdiger Prasse
-  The Oriental Lacquer Tree Toxicodendron vernicifluum (Stokes) Barkley
Zhang Jizu, Shang Zongyan, Li Rujuan
-  On the Origin of the Lacquer on the Warriors of the Terracotta Army of the First Emperor Qin Shihuang
Lin Chunmei
-  Lacquer and its Use on Terracotta in Early China
Cristina Thieme
-  East Asian Lacquer. The Ground Layer for the Polychromy on the Terracotta Army
Ulrike Ring
-  Chemical Analysis of East Asian Lacquer (Qi-Lacquer)
Stefan Simon, Zhang Zhijun, Zhou Tie, Christoph Herm
-  Scientific Investigations of the Ground Layer of the Terracotta Figures
Herbert Juling
-  Electron Microscopic Investigations on the Lacquer Layers of the Terracotta Army 

Conservation of the Polychromy
Erwin Emmerling, Cristina Thieme, Zhou Tie, Zhang Zhijun
- Initial Conservation Work 1991-1995 
Stefan Simon, Zhang Zhijun, Zhou Tie
- Conservation 1995 -Test Series and Quality Control
Christoph Herm, Zhou Tie, Cristina Thieme, He Fan
- Results of Conservation Test Series 1996/97
Ingo Rogner; Heinz Langhals, Zhou Tie, Zhang Zhijun, Rong Bo, Catharina Blänsdorf, Christoph Herm
- Consolidation and Preservation of the Polychrome Qi-lacquer Layers of the Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuang by Treatment with Methacrylic Monomers and Electron Beam Curing 
Cristina Thieme, Christoph Herm
- Catalogue of Fragments, 1991-1996
Catharina Blänsdorf
- Catalogue of Fragments, 1998-1999

Preservation of the Pits
Stefan Simon, Zhang Zhijun, Zhou Tie
- Analyses of Soil and Wood
Yan Sumei, Zhou Tie
- Investigations on Microbial Activity in the Pits of the Terracotta Army of Qin Shihuang
- A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Various Biocides
Thomas Warscheid, Curt Rudolph
- Microbiological Examinations for the Preservation of Chinese Polychromy from the Qin-and Han-Dynasty

Catharina Bliinsdorj; Erwin Emmerling, Christoph Herm, Lin Chunmei
Calendar of Events, 1990-1999






2nd Edition with an introduction by Michael Petzet 


180 pages 20 Euros ICOMOS Members 15 Euros

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Foreword/ Avant-Propos/ Prólogo

Michael Petzet, Principles of conservation / Introduction to the International Charters and Principles 40 years after the Venice Charter

  • The Athens Charter for the Restoration of Historic Monuments (1931) La Charte d'Athènes pour la Restauration des Monuments Historiques (1931) Carta de Atenas (1931)
  • The Venice Charter (1964) La Charte de Venise (1964) Carta de Venecia (1964)
  • Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (1972) Convention pour la Protection du Patrimoine Mondial, Cultural et Naturel (1972) Convención sobre la Protección del Patrimonio Mundial, Cultural y Natural (1972)
  • The Burra Charter (1979, revised 1999) La Charte de Burra (1979, revisée 1999) Carta de Burra (1979, revisada 1999)
  • Historic Gardens-The Florence Charter (1981) Jardins Historiques-La Charte de Florence (1981) Jardines Históricos-Carta de Florencia (1981)
  • Charter for the Conservation of Historic Towns and Urban Areas - The Washington Charter (1987) Charte Internationale pour la Sauvegarde des Villes Historiques - La Charte de Washington (1987) Carta Internacional para la Conservación de Ciudades Históricas y Areas Urbanas - Carta de Washington (1987)
  • Charter for the Protection and Management of the Archaeological Heritage (1990) Charte Internationale pour la Gestion du Patrimoine Archéologique (1990) Carta Internacional para la Gestión del Patrimonio Arqueológico (1990)
  • Guidelines on Education and Training in the Conservation of Monuments, Ensembles and Sites (1993) Directives sur l'Èducation et la Formation à la Conservation des Monuments, Ensembles et Sites (1993) 
  • The Nara Document on Authenticity (1994) Document Nara sur l'Authenticité (1994) 
  • Charter on the Protection and Management of Underwater Cultural Heritage (1996) La Charte Internationale sur la Protection et la Gestion du Patrimoine Culturel Subaquatique (1996) Carta Internacional sobre la Protección y la Gestión del Patrimonio Cultural Subacuático (1996)
  • Principles for the Recording of Monuments, Groups of Buildings and Sites (1996) Principes pour l'Établissement d'Archives Documentaires des Monuments, des Ensembles et des Sites (1996) Principios para la Creación de Archivos Documentales de Monumentos, Conjuntos Arquitectónicos y Sitios Históricos y Artísticos (1996)
  • International Cultural Tourism Charter (1999) Charte Internationale du Tourisme Culturel (1999) Carta Internacional sobre Turismo Cultural (1999)
  • Charter on the Built Vernacular Heritage (1999) Charte du Patrimoine Bâti Vernaculaire (1999) Carta del Patrimonio Vernáculo Construido (1999) 
  • Principles for the Preservation of Historic Timber Structures (1999) Principes à suivre pour la Conservation des Structures Historiques en Bois (1999) Principios que deben regir la Conservación de las Estructuras Históricas en Madera (1999)
  • Principles for the preservation and conservation/restoration of wall paintings (2003) Principes pour la préservation et la conservation/restauration des peintures murales (2003) Principios para la preservación, conservación y restauración de pinturas murales (2003)
  • Principles for the analysis, conservation and structural restoration of architectural heritage (2003) Principes pour l'analyse, conservation et la restauration des structures du patrimoine architectural (2003) Principios para el análisis, conservación y restauración de las estructuras del patrimonio arquitectónico (2003)


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