Preservation and Restoration of Monuments of Svaneti

Tsitsishvili, Irakli (1987) Preservation and Restoration of Monuments of Svaneti. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 218-226. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

Svaneti situated on the south slopes of the Caucasian Range is a strikimgly beautiful part of the Georgian highlands and a genuine treasury of art, with its original architecture, remarkable samples of monumental painting, icon-paintiDg, chasing, wood-carving. Extremely interesting monuments of architecture of Svaneti cover over 200 towers, 196 churches with fresco paintings of IX-XIII centures A.D., over 400 ancient dwelling complexes.

Item Type: Book Section
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Tsitsishvili, IrakliUNSPECIFIED
Languages: Russian
Keywords: architectural heritage; historic monuments; conservation
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Upper Svaneti, Georgia
UNESCO WHC Number: 709
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2011 09:22
Last Modified: 26 Jan 2011 09:22
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/702

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