Welcome to the Tracking Colour objects database. It contains information on sculptures known to have traces of ancient polychromy.

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  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1058
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • The examination and analysis of the painted fragment point in different directions. Part of the chromatic scheme is well attested. Copper-based pigments such as the synthetic Egyptian blue and atacamite were commonly...

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1056
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with two rows of stars.

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1055
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with two rows of stars on a blue background.

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1054
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with three rows of stars on a blue background.

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1053
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with a upper scene with an ankh sign. Below, three rows of stars on a blue background.

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1052
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with three rows of stars on a blue background.

  • Fragment from the Palace of Apries

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    • ÆIN 1051
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • Fragmented relief with three rows of stars on a blue background.

  • Fragments of Relief

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    • ÆIN 1048
    • Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    • It was decided to take a closer look at the polychromy of this beautiful, well- preserved, "Egyptian relief.":/objects/126/attachments/394. The investigation shows high technical painting skills. In particular, the pa...