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Guide to the Getty Conservation Institute, Orpheus Mosaic (Paphos, Cyprus) project files and training program records
IA40023  
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Description
Dating from 1986-1993, materials comprise project files relating to the conservation of the third-century Orpheus Mosaic in Paphos, Cyprus by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). Also included are records detailing the organization and implementation of training programs (focused on the conservation of local excavated sites and excavated archeological material) that were implemented by the GCI on site in Paphos.
Background
The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI), a program of the J. Paul Getty Trust, was initially planned in 1982 and began full operation in 1985. Since its inception, the GCI has engaged in a program of scientific research, educational activities, documentation, and the dissemination of information through publications, conferences, lectures, workshops, and public programs that include research opportunities for professionals. In addition, the Institute has conducted international field projects in Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. The GCI's endeavors are designed to serve the needs of the conservation profession by undertaking work that examines broad practical or theoretical questions of significance to the conservation field. The Institute develops and refines tools for conservation and shares its expertise with institutions and organizations worldwide so that its efforts have the greatest possible benefit to the practice of conservation.
Extent
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
Contact Library Rights and Reproductions at the Getty Research Institute for copyright information and permission to publish.
Availability
With the exception of materials that have been marked restricted or confidential, the records described in accession 2011.IA.63 are available for use by qualified researchers. Please note: selected restricted materials must be removed from boxes prior to access by researcher.