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Julia Schaal: Wall and ceiling decoration of the mausoleum Ischrat-Khane in Smarkand, Uzbekistan Back
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Abstract: This paper describes and portrays the investigation of the wall paintings painted in Kundal-technique that are found in the south-eastern side-gallery in the mausoleum Ischrat-Khane of the year 1464 in Samarkand in Uzbekistan. The focus lies on the investigation of the painting-technique, of the used materials as well as on the recording of the existing stock. Due to the gained results re-creations of the technique were carried out, and a concept for preserving and restoring the yet existing stock was developed.


Keywords: Wallpainting, Kundal-technique, Central Asia
  • academic institution: Fachhochschule Potsdam
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Werner Koch
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Steffen Laue
  • date:  2009

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