anastilosi

English translation: anastylosis

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Italian term or phrase:anastilosi
English translation:anastylosis
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08:12 Apr 19, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Archaeology
Italian term or phrase: anastilosi
piece by piece reconstruction of an ancient building. Do you use the term used in italian even in english?
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anastylosis
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Anastylosis (from the Ancient Greek: αναστήλωσις, -εως; ανα, ana = "again", and στηλόω = "to erect (a stela or building)") is an archaeological term referring to a reconstruction technique where a ruined monument is restored after careful study and mensuration using original architectural elements where possible. It is also sometimes used in archaeology to refer to use of the same technique in restoring broken pottery and other small objects.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastylosis
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anastylosis


Explanation:
Anastylosis (from the Ancient Greek: αναστήλωσις, -εως; ανα, ana = "again", and στηλόω = "to erect (a stela or building)") is an archaeological term referring to a reconstruction technique where a ruined monument is restored after careful study and mensuration using original architectural elements where possible. It is also sometimes used in archaeology to refer to use of the same technique in restoring broken pottery and other small objects.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anastylosis


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