A first approach to the tile collection from the Convento de Santana (Lisbon, Portugal)

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Abstract

The Santana Convent, Lisbon, which was founded in ca 1562 and active until the end of the 19th century, underwent two major excavation campaigns in 2002 and 2009/2010, which revealed several structures and a vast amount of archaeological materials. Amongst those, a collection of almost ten thousand tiles stand out. This assemblage comprises the entire chronology of the convent occupation, with examples from every different evolution stage in Portuguese tile production.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGlaze art 2018
Subtitle of host publicationInternatinal Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage
EditorsSílvia Pereira, Marluci Menezes, José Delgado Rodrigues
Place of PublicationLisboa
PublisherLaboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil (LNEC)
Pages251-267
Number of pages7
Edition
ISBN (Print)978-972-49-2301-7
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventGlazeArt 2018 - International Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage - Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisboa, Portugal
Duration: 29 Oct 201830 Oct 2018
http://glazeart2018.lnec.pt/

Publication series

NameInternational Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage, GlazeArt

Conference

ConferenceGlazeArt 2018 - International Conference Glazed Ceramics in Cultural Heritage
CountryPortugal
CityLisboa
Period29/10/1830/10/18
Internet address

Keywords

  • Convento Santana
  • Early Modern Archaeology
  • Pattern tiles
  • Figurative tiles

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