Over the more than 2,000 years since these figurines were made, many of these colours have faded or peeled away but their flowery coloured garments have hidden properties – under certain lighting conditions they ‘glow.’
This ancient Greek statue was once brightly coloured – new imaging techniques are allowing scientists to learn more about how it was painted, and what pigments were used.
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It 's already known for a long time time that Greek and Roman statues and buildings were full of colour. Old school classicists don't like the idea of it, they prefer the white. Look at the scientific work that Vincenz Brinkman did for Die Alte Glyptothek in Munich. He made a study and wrote a book Farbigkeit Antiker Skulptur (colour antique sculpture)
What kind of paint/pigments did the ancients use and how did they ensure the paint did not wash away.
Was it done with wax and pigment?
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- ያለ እድሜ ለሚመጣ የወሲብ(የብልት መፍጠን) ችግር በመቀባት የሚያድን አብዛኛው ሰው የሚቸገርበትን የኪንተሮት በሽታ መድሀኒት በተመጣጣኝ ዋጋ እንሸጣለን፡፡
- ለኪንታሮት መድሀኒት በደም ውስጥ ያለን አጥቦ የሚያወጣ ሲሆን ድርቀትን፣የወገብ ችግር፣ጋዝ እና የወሲብ ችግርን ያድናል፡፡
- ለአዕምሮ ጭንቀት፣ ለሚጥል በሽታ እና ለሚያፈዘው በሽታ - ለአባላዘር በሽታ እና የሽንት ችግር ለገጠማቸው መድሀኒት አለን፡፡
- ኤድስን የሚያባብ