Volume 5, Issue 3, May 2017, Page: 22-24
Study of the Micro Biological Deterioration Effect on the Vegetable – Tanned Leather Shoes from Mamluk Era with an Application on the Agricultural Museum in Egypt
Rabea Radi Abdel Kader, Restoration Department, Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Shaimaa Sayed Mohamed El-Sayed, Restoration Department, Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
Received: Jun. 29, 2017;       Accepted: Jul. 13, 2017;       Published: Nov. 1, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.history.20170503.12      View  2397      Downloads  112
Abstract
Vegetable tanned leather shoes are considered one of the most important museum artifacts in the both local and international museums, they represent cultural and civilized heritage, we can devise from them very important information about history, Art and important sciences. They are exposed to several problems in their excavated sites or inside museums and their stores; the most important problem is the Biodeterioration which causes the degradation and the loss of these shoes in the end by secreting organic acids like oxalic and citric acids. In this research this problem will be presented with an application on a chosen object from the Agricultural museum in Egypt, Biological scans by sterilized swabs were taken from the surface of the shoes to identify the Fungi grown on the surface of the shoes.
Keywords
Vegetable Tanned, Leather Shoes, Mamluk Era, Microbiological Deterioration, Fungi, Agricultural Museum
To cite this article
Rabea Radi Abdel Kader, Shaimaa Sayed Mohamed El-Sayed, Study of the Micro Biological Deterioration Effect on the Vegetable – Tanned Leather Shoes from Mamluk Era with an Application on the Agricultural Museum in Egypt, History Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2017, pp. 22-24. doi: 10.11648/j.history.20170503.12
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