Characterization of historical mortar used in loom factory site at Abydos
This paper aims to characterize historical mortars taken from joints in Loom Factory site at Abydos Sohag (Egypt). This characterization includes their composition and technology, their state of preservation as well as provides a guide for their possible conservation process. A multidisciplinary approach has been adopted for investigations. Samples were investigated by means of visual inspection, polarizing microscope (PM), scanning ... Read more