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The Department of Scientific Research at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Marco Leona, David H. Koch Scientist in Charge, Department of Scientific Research Mark B. Abbe, research fellow, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Recorded in 2007 See the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History to Learn more about Painted Funerary Monuments: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pfmh/hd_pfmh.htm Scientist Marco Leona discusses the role of scientific research in the preservation and conservation of the works of art in the Museum's permanent collection through a case study in which he and research fellow Mark Abbe examine a Hellenistic funerary stele that is more than two thousand years old. See the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History to learn more about the Hellenistic funerary stele featured in this video. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/pfmh/ho_04.17.2.htm Directed by Christopher Noey. Director of Photography: Wayne de La Roche; Editors: Jessica Glass and Kate Farrell; Producer: Terry Russo; Gaffer: Ned Hallick; Sound: Tom Myers; Production Assistant: Chinyang Wong; Archivist: Robin Schwalb.
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