Table of contents for Lessons learned : reflecting on the theory and practice of mosaic conservation : proceedings of the 9th ICCM Conference, Hammamet, Tunisia, November 29-December 3, 2005 = Leºcons retenues : les enseignements tirãaes des experiences passãaees dans le domaine de la conservation des mosaáeiques : actes de la 9âaeme conference de l'ICCM, Hammamet, Tunisie, 29 novembre-3 decembre 2005 / edited by Aáeicha Ben Abed, Martha Demas, and Thomas Roby.

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Foreword / Avant propos
Timothy Whalen and Mohammed Beji Ben Mami
Acknowledgments / Remerciements
Aïcha Ben Abed, Martha Demas, and Thomas Roby
Opening Remarks / Allocution d¿ouverture
Demetrios Michaelides 
Introduction
Aïcha Ben Abed, Martha Demas, and Thomas Roby
Part I. Evaluating Mosaic Practice
Mosaic Conservation: Fifty Years of Modern Practice
Gaël de Guichen and Roberto Nardi
Evaluation of the Project to Conserve the Orpheus Mosaic at Paphos, Cyprus
Martha Demas, Thomas Roby, Neville Agnew, Giorgio Capriotti, Niki Savvides, and Demetrios Michaelides 
Bilan d'opérations réalisées par l'atelier de Saint-Romain-en-Gal, France
Evelyne Chantriaux, Marion Hayes, Christophe Laporte, Andréas Phoungas et Maurice Simon 
Learning from the Literature: A Review of Published Works on Mosaic Deterioration and 
Conservation Treatments
Francesca Piqué, Rachel Burch, Thomas Roby, and Martha Demas
Orbe-Boscéaz (Canton de Vaud, Suisse) 1975¿2005 : 30 ans de réflexions sur la 
conservation d'anciennes et de nouvelles mosaïques
Denis Weidmann
Villa of the Birds Five Years Later: Early Roman Mosaics in Alexandria, Egypt
Jaros?aw Dobrowolski 
Lessons Learned in Theory and Practice of Mosaic Treatments: The Case of the Wall 
Mosaics in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Thessaloniki, Greece
Charalambos Bakirtzis, Pelagia Mastora, Styliani Vassiliadou, and Nikos Pitsalidis
Discussion
Part II. Caring for Mosaics in Museums
Conservation et restauration de la mosaïque au Portugal¿Quelques exemples dans les 
collections de musées
Maria de F tima Abraços
Conservation d¿un ensemble d¿emblemata du Musée Archéologique National
Carmen D vila Buitrón et M. Antonia Moreno Cifuentes
Inadequate Storage Conditions: Causes of Deterioration of Mosaics in a Museum 
Environment
Maja Frankovic 
Coopération algéro-française pour la préservation de collections anciennes de mosaïques 
des musées algériens
Marie-Laure Courboulès, Abdelkader Bensalah, Mouloud Derram et Mohamed Chérif Hamza
Conservation and Display of Three Mosaics in the Greco-Roman Museum, Alexandria, 
Egypt
Robert (Chip) Vincent 
Where Theory Meets Practice: The Treatment and Presentation of a Roman Floor Mosaic 
at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
C. Mei-An Tsu, Pamela Hatchfield, Christine Kondoleon, and Craig Barnes 
Discussion
Part III. Documenting and Assessing Sites at Risk
The Mosaic Corpus of Turkey: A New International Research Project
Mustafa ?ahin, Derya ?ahin, David Parrish, and Werner Jobst 
La gestion des pavements de mosaïques découverts fortuitement : Déposer ou conserver 
in situ ?
Fathi Bejaoui
Mosaic Floors Unearthed at Rescue Excavations in Turkey: A Philosophical and Ethical 
Evaluation of the Decision-Making Process
Hande Kökten
Part IV. Managing Sites with Mosaics
Conservation and Preservation of Mosaics in Syria: The Case for a Multidisciplinary 
Approach¿Or New Stragegies for Old Problems
Amr Nawar Al Muayyad Al-Azm
Um-Er-Rasas (Um-Al-Rasas): Preservation of the Mosaics at a New World Heritage Site 
in Jordan
Mervat Ma¿moun Ha¿obsh
Conservation and Restoration of the Nicopolis Mosaics: A Program for Integrated 
Management and Presentation of the Archaeological Site 
Konstantinos L. Zachos
Les mosaïques de Volubilis (Maroc): Planification de la conservation et de la gestion 
Hassan Limane et Gaetano Palumbo
The Legacy of Nora, Sardinia: A Project for the Conservation, Restoration, and 
Maintenance of Mosaics
Chiara Zizola
Discussion
Part V. Sheltering Mosaics
Rapid Assessment of Shelters over Mosaics: Methodology and Initial Results from 
England
John Stewart
Rapid Assessment of Shelters over Mosaics: Initial Results from Israel
Jacques Neguer and Yael Alef 
Protective Shelters over Archaeological Sites: A Review of Assessment Initiatives 
Sibylla Tringham and John Stewart
Lessons Not Learned: The Shelters at Kourion, Cyprus
Demetrios Michaelides and Niki Savvides
Une nouvelle approche pour la préservation in situ des mosaïques et vestiges 
archéologiques au Liban: La crypte de l¿église Saint-Georges à Beyrouth 
Isabelle Skaf et Yasmine Makaroun Bou Assaf 
140 Years of Mosaic Conservation at Chedworth Roman Villa, United Kingdom
Philip Bethell
Discussion
Part VI. Training of Conservation Practitioners
Questions d'actualité: La conservation des mosaïques dans le territoire de Gaza, 
formation de personnel et travaux d'intervention et de préservation des mosaïques in situ 
Hani Najjar et Patrick Blanc 
Experiences in Mosaic Conservation Training in the Middle East
Osama Hamdan, Carla Benelli, and Taghrid Shaaban
Training of Technicians for the Maintenance of in Situ Mosaics: An Assessment of the 
Tunisian Initiative after Three Years
Thomas Roby, Livia Alberti, Elsa Bourguignon, and Aïcha Ben Abed 
Une stratégie tunisienne pour conserver la mosaïque
Aïcha Ben Abed 
Discussion 
Part VII. Case Studies
The Study of Hydraulic Lime Mortars for the Conservation of Mosaics
Michele Macchiarola and Gianluigi Fiorella
Reburial versus Sheltering: Experiments in Preventive Conservation of the Mosaics in the 
Roman Villa of Rabaçal, Penela, Portugal
José Lourenço Gonçalves
Consolidation in situ de la mosaïque de la grande basilique de Tipasa, Algérie
Sabah Ferdi et Mohamed Chérif Hamza
Les mosaïques de Lambèse, Algérie
Amina-Aïcha Malek et Marie-Laure Courboulès
La mosaïque de Grand (Vosges, France): Un exemple pour la conservation des vestiges 
archéologiques sur site
Patrick Blanc
Backing Roman Mosaics with Glass Fiber Reinforced Cement
Kent Severson and Diane Fullick
Discussion
Part VIII. Summary Conclusions and Recommendations / Conclusions et 
recommendations
Jeanne Marie Teutonico
Part IX. Posters
Mosaic Icons in Greece: Techniques and Methods of Conservation
Panayota Assimakopopoulou-Atzaka, Eleni Chrysafi, Christine Papakyriakou, Magda Parcharidou-Anagnostou, 
and Anastassia Pliota 
L¿emblema découvert en mer, au large d¿Agde: Traitement de fabrication¿traitement de 
conservation 
Luc Long, Véronique Blanc-Bijon, Patrick Blanc, and Marie-Laure Courboulès
La restauration de la mosaïque du VIe siècle de Qabr Hiram (Liban) par l¿atelier de 
restauration de mosaïques de Saint-Romain-en-Gal 
Evelyne Chantriaux, Marion Hayes, Christophe Laporte, Andréas Phoungas et Maurice Simon
Study of the Mineralogical and Chemical Characteristics of Materials Used in the 
Construction of Roman Mosaics in Volubilis, Morocco, with a View toward Their 
Conservation 
Abdelilah Dekayir, Marc Amouric, Juan Olives, and Abdelkader Chergui
The Lifting Procedure of the Bacchus Mosaic from the Roman Villa in Barrio Jarana, 
C diz, Spain
Salvador Domínguez-Bella, M. L. Mill n Salgado, and Ana Durante Macias
Comparison of Conventional and Photogrammetric Documentation of Mosaics at the 
Agora of Perge
I??l R. I??kl?kaya
Un emblema provenant d¿Utique conservé au Musée du Louvre
Laurence Krougly et J. M. Monraval
The Project for the Conservation, Maintenance, and Utilization of the Pavement of the 
Cathedral in Spoleto, Italy 
Ilaria Pennati, Carlo Lalli, Annamaria Giusti, Giancarlo Raddi delle Ruote, Giordana Benazzi, and Michele 
Macchiarola 
Problématique posée par les réintégrations des lacunes dans la mosaïque des Monstres 
Marins de Lambèse-Tazoult, Algérie
Aurélie Martin 
The Byzantine Painted Floor in Salmiya, Syria: Possibilities for Conservation and 
Presentation
Ewa Parandowska
The Syrian Mosaic Pavement Documentation Training Program
Konstantinos D. Politis, Amr Al-Azm, and Charalambos Bakirtzis
Étude sur l¿état de conservation des mosaïques du Musée National d'Iran à partir de 
vestiges du site archéologique sassanide de Bîchâpour
Elyas Saffaran
Archaeometric Analysis and Weathering Effects on Pompeii¿s Nymphaea Mosaics
Cristina Boschetti, Anna Corradi, Bruno Fabbri, Cristina Leonelli, Michele Macchiarola, Andrea Ruffini, Sara 
Santoro, and Paolo Veronesi
An Assessment of Recent in Situ Conservation Treatments of Mosaics in Turkey
Y. Selçuk Sener
An Evaluation of the Preservation of Reburied Mosaics in Cicilia
Füsun Tülek 
The Lifting of a Mosaic from the Site of Letoon and Its Replacement with a Replica
?ehrigül Ye?il Erdek
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mosaics -- Conservation and restoration -- Congresses.