1. Program Management of the Archimedes Palimpsest Project


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    Mike Toth discuses the management of the program and the role of the owner of the manuscript

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    • Archimedes Palimpsest Project


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      Michael Toth discusses his role in the Archimedes Palimpsest Project

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      • Archimedes Palimpsest: Examining A Single Leaf


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        Abigail explaining the conservation process for each individual leaf, and shows how to patch weak areas of the palimpsest.

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        • Modern Adhesive


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          Abigail talks about a PVA adhesive that she thinks was introduced to the binding in the 1960's

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          • Turning Pages of the Archimedes Palimpsest


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            In this short video clip Abigail Quandt, Senior Conservator of Manuscripts and Rare Books at The Walters Art Museum, turns some pages of the book. It might surprise some people that Abigail is not…

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            • Revealing Ancient Texts


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              If you look at things with different lights you see different things. It has long been known, for example, that we can retrieve under-drawings below paintings by looking at them in infrared light.…

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              • Imaging Team Working On The Archimedes Palimpsest


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                Multispectral Imaging of a leaf from the Archimedes Palimpsest.

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                • Imaging the Archimedes Palimpsest


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                  To recover text that had been lost for centuries, imaging scientist Roger Easton worked to devise ways to combine various types of digital images, to produce the most legible result.

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