Eric Miller
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Eric Miller is specialised the conservation of wall paintings, stone objects and mosaics. He worked for more than 25 years in the Department of Conservation Documentation and Science at the British Museum. Since 2007 he has worked as a freelance conservator, as well as teaching at City & Guilds of London Art School.

EMPLOYMENT

  • 1999 Survey and conservation of the wall paintings in the tombs of Horemkhawef and Ny-ankh-Pepi at Hierakonpolis (Kom al Akhmar), Egypt.
  • 2000 Survey and conservation of the wall paintings in the tombs of Horemkhawef, Ny-ankh-Pepi and Hormeni at Hierakonpolis (Kom al Akhmar).
  • 2001 Survey and conservation of the wall paintings in the tomb of Hormeni at Hierakonpolis and Sataim at Edfu.
  • 2002 Conservation of the wall paintings in the tombs of Sataim at Edfu and Sobeknakht at Elkab.
  • 2003 Organise and take part in the detachment of the wall painting of Taharqa from the Temple of Taharqa at Qasr Ibrim and deliver it to the Nubia Museum at Aswan to await mounting in 2004.
  • 2005 With colleague – David Singleton of the Bristol Museum – attach a backing system to the Taharqa wall painting at the Nubia Museum at Aswan – in preparation for the exhibition and further conservation work in 2006.
  • 2007 With colleagues D Singleton and Leoni Saltzmann – conservation of Taharqo wall painting.
  • 2009 With colleagues D Singleton and Lamia El-Hadidy – conservation of Taharqo wall painting.
  • 2011 Rebacking of a fresco panel from Vincenza of the Madonna and Child by Bartolomeo Montagna 1481, with epoxy foam and Hexlite board.
  • 2011/12 Soot removal from wall paintings in the tomb of Senusret at Elkab, upper Egypt.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Joint paper with N J Lee and D R Elam: Remounting and Conservation of Archaeological Wall Paintings at the British Museum, Jubilee Conservation Conference, Recent Advances in the Conservation and Analysis of Artefacts, University of London, 1987.
  • Current Practice at the British Museum for the Consolidation of Decayed Porous Stones, The Conservator, No. 16, United Kingdom Institute for Conservation, London, 1992.
  • The Piranesi Vase, The Art of the Conservator, Edited by A Oddy, British Museum Press, London, 1992.
    Aspects of consolidation, (joint paper), Portraits and Masks; Burial Customs in Roman Ancient Egypt, Ed: M Bierbrier, BM Press, London, 1997.
  • Joint paper with N J Lee R K Uprichard and V Daniels, The Examination and Conservation of the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum, Tradition and Innovation – Advances in Conservation, Melbourne Congress, The International Institute for Conservation, London, 2000.
  • Joint paper with R B Parkinson, Reflections in a Golden Eye in ‘Fowling in the Marshes’ (British Museum EA37977), Colour and Painting in Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press, London, 2001.
  • The Nebamun Wall Paintings of the British Museum, The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen Architecture, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 2004.
  • Joint paper with D Singleton and P Rose, The Taharqo Wall Painting Rescue at Qasr Ibrim, Egypt, The Conservation of Decorated Surfaces on Earthen Architecture, The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 2004.
  • Joint paper with P Rose D Singleton and, The Taharqo Wall Painting Rescue Project, Sudan & Nubia, The Sudan Archaeological Research Society, Bulletin No 11, London, 2007.
  • Conservation of the paintings, The Nebamun Wall Paintings – Conservation, Scientific Analysis and Redisplay, A. Middleton and K. Uprichard (eds), British Museum Press and Archetype Publications, London, 2008.
  • Painterly technique, The Nebamun Wall Paintings – Conservation, Scientific Analysis and Redisplay, A. Middleton and K. Uprichard (eds), British Museum Press and Archetype Publications, London, 2008.
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