| Egyptian Journal of Archeological and Restoration Studies


EJARS (Established 2011)

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EJARS will publish a special memorial issue for the late Prof. Mohamed Abdelhady, Professor of restoration for his praiseworthy efforts at developing the school of restoration in the Arab World, with Issue managers (Shaaban Abd El-Aal -- Smm00@fayoum.edu.eg), (Mohamed Abdel Wadood Abdel Azim -- Maa02@fayoum.edu.eg), (Walid Ali Mohammed Mahmoud -- walid.ali@fayoum.edu.eg) and (Hamada Sadek -- Hsr00@fayoum.edu.eg).

Volume 1 ,issue 2 | Summer and Autumn 2011 | Pages : 33-40

STUDY OF DETERIORATION AND DEGRADATION OF OVERLAID WOODEN DOORS IN OTTOMAN CARAVANSARY IN BULAQ,CAIRO, EGYPT

Document Type: Original Article

DOI: 10.21608/EJARS.2011.7486

pages: 33-40

Authors:
Ali, N.
Conservation dept., Faculty of Archaeology, Fayoum University, Egypt

Abstract:
This paper presents an analytical study of the deterioration and degradation phenomena of two overlaid wooden doors from Ottoman period caravansaries: (A) Hassan Pasha caravansary- X century BC - XVI century AD and (B) Ibrahim Sarhan caravansary- X Century BC- XVI Century AD in Bulaq, Cairo, Egypt. To identify the deterioration and degradation in the types of wood used, microbiological study, Scanning Electron Microscopy coupled with X-ray Energy Dispersive (SEM-EDX), X-ray Diffraction (XRD) were conducted. The data obtained were used to evaluate the status of conservation of overlaid wooden doors (wood and Iron) and to identify the suitable treatment methods. parts.

Keywords:
wood; Iron; Overlaid; Corrosion; salts; Biodeterioration; Biodegradation; XRD

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