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Conserving Rock paintings

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2908

Duration

00:03:00

Production year

2011

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16/9
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Director(s)

Daniel FIEVET

Summary

In this short film, Philippe Colomban, a researcher from the LADIR, presents the works of scientists who use the laser and the Raman scattering technique to identify the pigments and the adjuvants in the rock paintings done by the San people in South Africa.

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