Definition of Anastylosis

1. Noun. The archeological reassembly of ruined monuments from fallen or decayed fragments (incorporating new materials when necessary).

Generic synonyms: Reassembly, Refabrication
Category relationships: Archaeology, Archeology



Definition of Anastylosis

1. Noun. (archeology) the reassembly of ruined monuments or other artifacts from remaining fragments in an archeologically responsible way (with use of modern materials when needed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anastylosis

anastomosing vessel
anastomosis
anastomosis arteriovenosa
anastomotic
anastomotic branch
anastomotic branch of middle meningeal artery to lacrimal artery
anastomotic stricture
anastomotic ulcer
anastomotic vein
anastomotic veins
anastral
anastrophe
anastrophes
anastrophic
anastrozole
anastylosis (current term)
anasyrmata
anatase
anatases
anatectic
anatexis
anathema
anathemas
anathemata
anathematic
anathematisation
anathematise
anathematised
anathematiser

Literary usage of Anastylosis

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1. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"Looking back at the anastylosis, it can be said that an optimal amount of physical intervention took place; nothing was done in excess, nothing accelerated ..."

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