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Researching A 2,000 Year Old Relief
By Ellen Reinhardt
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Updated: 2 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Art and chemistry students and professors are joining together to document that a two thousand year old marble relief was once vibrantly painted. (Jeff Speakman with the Center For Applied Isotope Studies - photo by Ellen Reinhardt)
Art and chemistry students and professors are joining together to document that a two thousand year old marble relief was once vibrantly painted. (Jeff Speakman with the Center For Applied Isotope Studies - photo by Ellen Reinhardt)
When you head to your favorite art museum, you may think the Greek and Roman statues there have always been spotless marble. But the University of Georgia is proving that wrong.

Art and chemistry students and professors are joining together to document that a two thousand year old marble relief was once vibrantly painted.