Russell Wanhill Alessandra Giumlia-Mair


Macrophotographs of the Enkomi Cup have been examined to assess the cracking damage in the Cup metal, a silver alloy. The resulting interpretations and their implications indicate that the cracks are most probably due to long-term stress corrosion that stopped well before excavation and restoration. It is concluded that no additional restoration and conservation measures are needed.


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How to Cite
Wanhill, R., & Giumlia-Mair, A. (2023). The Enkomi Cup: macrophotographic damage assessment. Historical Metallurgy, 54(1), 1–8.