anastylosis


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the archeological reassembly of ruined monuments from fallen or decayed fragments (incorporating new materials when necessary)

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In the second stage of the project, cement used for restoration in 1930 was removed and the process of anastylosis of broken and fallen parts began.
The accepted approach, far outside the limits of anastylosis identified in the 1931 Athens Charter or the 1964 Venice Charter, reflected the educational objectives and contemporary standards of re-creating an historical sense of place.
Disconcerting too is her account of the technique of architectural consolidation, anastylosis or reconstruction there--'good enough for the nation', as one local mason declared