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International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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The Conservation State of the Gothic Alabaster Portal of the Parish Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, Holy Cross and Bartholomew the Apostle in Drohobych

O.V. Rybchynskyi, O.V. Fomina

Abstract: The article presents a detailed description of the conservation state of the unique gothic alabaster portal of the parish church in Drohobych. It also defines the position of the portal in the plan of the church. The main reasons and consequences of the deterioration of the alabaster stone are established. The article studies and supplements the historical background on the portal's foundation and the changes that arose during the reconstruction in the twentieth century. According to the results of the carried out researches (microanalysis, visual observation, comparison), this article establishes a deposit from which the stone was supplied for the construction of the portal. Microanalysis of the selected samples showed the alabaster?s structure and type, natural process of the dissolution of alabaster crystals, components of cement mortars

Keywords: alabaster, portal, parish church, Drohobych, deterioration, reasons, consequences


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