Sunday, November 26, 2023

Tracking Colour - the polychromy of Greek and Roman sculpture

 [First posted in AWOL 2 June 2013, updated 26 November 2023]

Tracking Colour: Polychromy of the Ancient World
The purpose of this website is to develop a broader public awareness of polychromy studies. By using this online service you will be able to gain knowledge of the current research on polychromy at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. It is a resource dedicated to research on the use of colour on sculptures and buildings in the ancient Mediterranean world.

On this website you will find an introduction to the field. It also provides information on the history of polychromy scholarship and updated information on current research. The user has access to a database of literature on ancient polychromy and of monuments known to have traces of their original colouring.

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