In the framework of the exhibitions The Hidden Charm of Forgery and Fake (f)or Real, the Teloglion Foundation organizes a series of special exhibitions on forgery from antiquity to the present day.

On Wednesday 24 April, 18:00-21:00, the fourth seminar on “Techniques for detecting forgeries” will take place. Below are the participants with the topics of the lectures:

Dimitris Karolidis, Conservator of Antiquities and Works of Art, Head of the Department of Conservation, Chemical and Physical Research and Archaeometry of AMTH: “Counterfeit coins in antiquity and today

Dimitra Lazidou, Head of the Department of Conservation and Antiquities of Works of Art MBP: “Under the gaze of science

Evangelia Varella, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki: “The stages in the physicochemical investigation of the authenticity of a painting

Elli Kampasakali, Chemist, MSc – PhD in the Science of Conservation of Works of Art: “Using the scientific palette to read the chemical signature on a painting

Elena Kargioti, MSc Painting Conservator: “Identification of varnishes in works of art by Spectroscopic and Chromatographic methods

Georgios Karagiannis, Electrical and Computer Engineer, Scientific Director of the “ORMYLIA” Foundation: “Trace revelation of the adventure of an object in space and time, through irradiation, acoustic irradiation, illumination and finally through the multispectral excitation of its structure

Admission is free.

Reservations are required by calling at 2310247111 (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00-14:00, Wednesday 9:00-14:00 and 17:00-21:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00).

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