Jean-Claude Golvin or the art of reconstruction

CNRS – Le journal – 07.09.2015, byMorgane Gibert.

Architect and archaeologist Jean-Claude Golvin created a watercolor drawing of Emperor Tiberius’ villa Jovis (42 BC – 37 AD). This researcher’s career perfectly illustrates its various aspects, from in situ data collection – for instance during archaeological excavations in Egypt, particularly in Karnak – to reconstructions, which take the form of books and exhibitions on ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman cities or monuments.

Read the article : Jean-Claude Golvin ou l’art de la restitution

© CNRS Photothèque / Claude DELHAYE

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