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PAPERS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SPECIFIC GRAVITY METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF GOLD ALLOYS AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE STUDY OF THE DEBASEMENT OF GOLD COINAGE

 

PAPERS ON THE GILDING AND SILVERING OF OTHER METALS IN ANTIQUITY

 

PAPERS ON THE MANUFACTURE OF WIRE IN ANTIQUITY

 

PAPERS ON TOUCHSTONES AND ASSAYING IN ANTIQUITY

 

OTHER PAPERS ON THE SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

PAPERS ON THE APPLICATION OF CHEMISTRY TO THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

ARTICLES ON THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

PAPERS ON NUMISMATICS

 

MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES ON ANTIQUITIES

 

BOOKS EDITED

BOOK REVIEWS

 

MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS

 

CONSERVATION BIOGRAPHIES AND OBITUARIES

 

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PAPERS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SPECIFIC GRAVITY METHOD FOR THE ANALYSIS OF GOLD ALLOYS AND ITS APPLICATION TO THE STUDY OF THE DEBASEMENT OF GOLD COINAGE

Hughes, M J and Oddy, W A

A Reappraisal of the Specific Gravity Method for the Analysis of Gold Alloys

Archaeometry 12 (1) (1970) 1-11

 

Oddy, W A

The Analysis of Gold Coins - A Comparison of Results Obtained by Non-Destructive Methods

Archaeometry 14 (1) (1972) 109-117

 

Oddy, W A

Analyses of Lombardic Tremisses by the Specific Gravity Method

Numismatic Chronicle (7th series) 12 (1972) 193-215

 

Oddy, W A and Hughes, M J

The specific gravity method for the analysis of gold coins

in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage, (edited by E T Hall and D M Metcalf), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 8, London, 1972, 75-87, 96

 

Oddy, W A, Schweizer, F et al

A Comparative Analysis of Some Gold Coins

in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage, (edited by E T Hall and D M Metcalf), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 8, London, 1972, 171-182

 

Oddy, W A

The Analysis of Four Hoards of Merovingian Gold Coins

in Methods of Chemical and Metallurgical Investigation of Ancient Coinage, (edited by E T Hall and D M Metcalf), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 8, London, 1972, 111-125

 

Grierson, P and Oddy, W A

Le Titre du Tari Sicilien du Milieu du XIe Siècle à 1278

Revue Numismatique (6e série) 16 (1974) 123-134

 

Oddy, W A

Analysis of the Gold Coinage of Beneventum

Numismatic Chronicle (7th series) 14 (1974) 78-109

 

Oddy, W A and Blackshaw, S M

The Accuracy of the Specific Gravity Method for the Analysis of Gold Alloys

Archaeometry 16 (1) (1974) 81-90

 

Oddy, W A and Hughes, M J

The Analysis of the Sutton Hoo Gold Coins by the Method of Specific Gravity Determination

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 1British Museum, London, 1975, 648-653

 

Oddy, W A

Specific Gravity Analyses of selected coins

Appendix to paper by I Stewart

in Scripta Nummaria Romana (Essays presented to Humphrey Sutherland), (edited by R A G Carson and C M Kraay), London, 1978, 171-2

 

Oddy, W A

The Moneta Genavensis of the Lex Burgundionvm

Revue Numismatique (6e sèrie) 22 (1980) 131-135

 

Oddy, W A

The gold contents of Fatimid coins

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 1 (edited by D M Metcalf and W A Oddy), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 13, London, 1980, 99-118

 

Oddy, W A and Munro-Hay, S C

The specific gravity analysis of the gold coins of Aksum

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 1 (edited by D M Metcalf and W A Oddy), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 13, London, 1980, 73-82

 

Oddy, W A

Specific gravity analysis

in M Warhurst, Sylloge of Coins of the British Isles, 29.  Merseyside County Museums, Oxford University Press, London, 1982, 32

 

Horton, M C, Brown, H M and Oddy, W A

The Mtambwe Hoard

Azania 21 (1986) 115-123

 

La Niece, S and Oddy, A

Byzantine Gold Coins and Jewellery: A Study of Gold Contents

Gold Bulletin 19 (1) (1986) 19-27

 

Munro-Hay, S C, Oddy, W A and Cowell, M R

The gold coinage of Aksum: new analyses and their significance for chronology

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 2 (edited by W A Oddy), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 19, London, 1988, 1-16

 

Oddy, W A

The Debasement of the Provincial Byzantine Gold Coinage from the Seventh to Ninth Centuries

in Studies in Early Byzantine Coinage (edited by W Hahn and W E Metcalf), American Numismatic Society Studies No 17, New York, 1988, 135-142

 

Stahl, A M and Oddy, W A

The date of the Sutton Hoo coins

in Sutton Hoo: Fifty Years After (edited by R Farrell and C Neuman de Veguar), American Early Medieval Studies 2, Oxford, Ohio, 1992, 129-147

 

Oddy, W A, and Cribb, J

Debasement and Sequence of Late Kushana Gold Coins

in A M Jha and S Garg (eds) Ex Moneta: Essays on Numismatics, History and Archaeology in Honour of Dr David W MacDowall, Nashik (India) 1995

 

Oddy, A

The analysis of coins by the specific gravity method

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 4 (edited by A Oddy and M Cowell), Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 30, London, 1998, 147-157


Bracey, R and Oddy, W A

The analysis of Kushan period gold coins by Specific Gravity

Gandharan Studies IV (2010) 31-37.

 

PAPERS ON THE GILDING AND SILVERING OF OTHER METALS IN ANTIQUITY


Lins, P A and Oddy, W A

The Origins of Mercury Gilding

Journal of Archaeological Science 2 (1975) 365-373

 

Oddy, W A

Gilding and Tinning in Anglo-Saxon England

in Aspects of Early Metallurgy (edited by W A Oddy), Historical Metallurgy Society, London, 1977, 129-134

 

Oddy, W A and Meeks, N D

A Parthian Bowl: Study of the gilding technique

MASCA Journal 1 (1978) 5-6

 

Oddy, W A, Padley, T G and Meeks, N D

Some unusual techniques of gilding in antiquity

in Archaeo-Physika 10: Proceedings of the 18th Archaeometry Symposium, Bonn, March 1978, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, 1979, 230-242

 

Oddy, W A, Vlad, Licia Borrelli and Meeks, N D

The gilding of bronze statues in the Greek and Roman world

in The Horses of San Marco, Venice, The Royal Academy, London, 1979, 182-187

 

Oddy, W A and Archibald, M M

The Technique of some forged medieval silver pennies

in Scientific Studies in Numismatics (edited by W A Oddy), British Museum Occasional Paper No 18, British Museum, London, 1980, 81-90

 

Oddy, A

Gilding through the ages: an outline history of the process in the Old World

Gold Bulletin 14 (2) (1981) 75-79

 

Oddy, W A

A Roman brass head with pseudo-gilding

Antiquaries Journal 61 (2) (1981) 349-367

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M and La Niece, S C

Gilding Himalayan Images: History, Tradition and Modern Techniques

in Aspects of Tibetan Metallurgy (edited by W A Oddy and W Zwalf), British Museum Occasional Paper No 15, British Museum, London, 1981, 87-102

 

Oddy, W A, La Niece, S, Meeks, N D and Curtis, J E

Diffusion-Bonding as a Method of Gilding in Antiquity

MASCA Journal 1 (8) (1981) 239-241

 

Oddy, W A and Meeks, N D

Pseudo-gilding: an example from the Roman period

MASCA Journal 1 (7) (1981) 211-213

 

Oddy, W A

Gold in Antiquity: Aspects of Gilding and of Assaying

(The Chester Beatty Lecture) Journal of the Royal Society of Arts 130 (5315) (1982) 1-13

 

Oddy, W A

Gilded Ages

Goldsmiths Gazette 6 (1985) 10-11

 

Oddy, W A

The gilding of prehistoric and classical bronzes

in Archäologische Bronzen: Antike Kunst, Moderne Technik (edited by H Born), Staaliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 1985, 64-71

 

Oddy, W A and Bimson, M

Tinned Bronze in Antiquity

in Lead and Tin: Studies in Conservation and Technology, UKIC Occasional Paper No 3, 1985, 33-39

 

Oddy, W A

The Gilding of Roman Silver Plate

in Argenterie Romaine et Byzantine (Actes de la Table Ronde, Paris 11-13 October) (edited by François Baratte), Paris, 1988, 9-25

 

Oddy, A, Pearce, P and Green, L

An Unusual Gilding Technique on Some Egyptian Bronzes

in Conservation of Ancient Egyptian Materials (edited by S C Watkins and C E Brown), UKIC, London, 1988, 35-39

 

 

Hughes, M, Lang, J, La Niece, S and Oddy, A

Technologie de l'argenterie romaine

in Tresors d'Orfevrerie Gallo-Romains, Musee du Luxembourg, Paris, 1989, 21-28

 

Oddy, W A, Cowell, M R, Craddock, P T and Hook, D R

The Gilding of Bronze Sculpture in the Classical World

in Small Bronze Sculpture from the Ancient World (Papers delivered at a symposium organised by the Departments of Antiquities and Antiquities Conservation and held at the J Paul Getty Museum, 16 to 19 March, 1989), Malibu, California, 1990, 103-124

 

Oddy, W A

Gilding: an outline of the technological history of the plating of gold on to silver or copper in the Old World

Endeavour (new series) 15 (1) (1991) 29-33

 

Oddy, W A and Cowell, M R

The technology of gilded coin forgeries

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 3 (edited by M R Cowell and M M Archibald), Royal Numismatic Society, Special Publication No 24, London, 1993, 199-221

 

Oddy, A

Gilding of metals in the Old World

in Metal Plating and Patination: Cultural, Technical and Historical Development (edited by S La Niece and P T Craddock), Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 1993, 171-181

 

Zwicker, U, Oddy, A and La Niece, S

Roman techniques of manufacturing silver-plated coins

in Metal Plating and Patination: Cultural, Technical and Historical Development (edited by S La Niece and P T Craddock), Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, 1993, 223-246

 

Oddy, W A

Fire-gilding in early medieval Europe

in D A Hinton (ed) Southampton Finds Volume Two: The Gold, Silver and Other Non-Ferrous Alloy Objects from Hamwic, and the Non-Ferrous Metalworking Evidence, Stroud, 1996, 81-82

 

Oddy, A

A History of Gilding with particular reference to statuary

in Gilded Metals: History, Technology and Conservation (edited by T Drayman-Weisser), Archetype Publications, London, 2000, 1-19

 

Oddy, A

The 13th International Bronze Congress

in Historical Metallurgy Society News: No 33, Summer 1996, 4-5

 

Oddy, A

The technology and conservation of two fragments of life-size gilt bronze Roman statuary

in From the Parts to the Whole Volume 2 (Acta of the 13th International Bronze Congress … 1966) (eds Mattusch, C C,   Brauer, A and Knudsen, S E) Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 2002, pp. 98-103

 

Oddy, W A

The gilding of other metals since 3000 BC. “All that glisters is not gold”

in Physics Methods in Archaeometry (eds Martini, M,   Milazzo, M and Piacentini, M), IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2004, pp.251-256


PAPERS ON THE MANUFACTURE OF WIRE IN ANTIQUITY


Oddy, A

The Production of Gold Wire in Antiquity

Gold Bulletin 10 (3) (1977) 79-87

 

Oddy, W A

Hand-made wire in antiquity: a correction

MASCA Journal 1 (2) (1979) 44-45

 

Oddy, W A

Swaged wire from the Bronze Age?

MASCA Journal 1 (4) (1980) 110-111

 

Oddy, W A

Gold wire in antiquity

Aurum No 5 (1981) 8-12

 

Oddy, W A

Gold wire on the Thetford jewellery and the technology of wire production in Roman times

in C Johns and T Potter, The Thetford Treasure: Roman Jewellery and Silver, British Museum, London, 1983, 62-64

 

Oddy, W A

Ancient jewellery as a source of technological information - a study of techniques for making wire

in Fourth International Restorer Seminar: Volume 2 (edited by Agnes Timár-Balázsy), National Centre of Museums, Budapest, 1984, 241-253

 

Oddy, W A

Silver wire jewellery from Tepe Nush-i Jan

in J Curtis, Nush-i Jan III: the small finds, The British Institute of Persian Studies, London, 1984, 61

 

Oddy, W A

Does 'Strip-Drawn' Wire Exist from Antiquity?

MASCA Journal 4 (4) (1987) 175-177

 

Oddy, W A

Wire Artifacts

in B Rothenberg, The Egyptian Mining Temple at TimnaInstitute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies, London, 1988, 182-186

 

Swaddling, J, Oddy, A and Meeks, N

Etruscan and Other Early Gold Wire from Italy

Jewellery Studies 5 (1992) 7-21

 

Oddy, A

Gold foil, strip and wire in the Iron Age of Southern Africa

in Ancient and Historic Metals: Conservation and Scientific Research (edited by D A Scott, J Podany and B B Considine), The Getty Conservation Institute, 1994, 183-196

 

Oddy, W A

The Manufacture of Wire since the Bronze Age: a technological investigation using the microscope

in Physics Methods in Archaeometry (eds Martini, M,  Milazzo, M and Piacentini, M), IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2004, pp.257-267


PAPERS ON TOUCHSTONES AND ASSAYING IN ANTIQUITY

 

Oddy, A

Assaying in antiquity

Gold Bulletin 16 (2) (1983) 52-59

 

Moore, D T and Oddy, W A

Touchstones: some aspects of their nomenclature, petrography and provenance

Journal of Archaeological Science 12 (1985) 59-80

 

Oddy, W A

The touchstone: the oldest colorimetric method of analysis

Endeavour (new series) 10 (4) (1986) 164-166

 

Oddy, A

Assaying in Ancient Times

Goldsmiths Technical Digest (1988/9) 20-23

 

Oddy, W A and Tylecote, R F

Objects Associated With Gold Working: Touchstones 1 and 3

in M Biddle, Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester, Oxford, 1990, 76-79

 

Oddy, W A

The assaying of gold by touchstone in antiquity and in the medieval world

in C Eluère (ed), Outils et Ateliers d'Orfèvres des Temps Anciens, St Germain en Laye, 1993, 93-100

 

OTHER PAPERS ON THE SCIENTIFIC EXAMINATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

Baynes-Cope, A D and Oddy, W A

Note on the examination of four coins from the Leysdown Hoard

Numismatic Chronicle (7th series) 11 (1971) 192-193

 

Werner, A E and Oddy, W A

Interim report on the scientific examination of samples

Appendix to H Frost, First Season of Excavation on the Punic Wreck in Sicily, The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 2 (1) (1973) 48-49

 

Oddy, W A and Bateman, J C

Analysis of Amphora Linings

Appendix to A J Parker, The evidence provided by underwater archaeology for Roman trade in the Western Mediterranean,

in Colston Papers: Volume XXIII (Proceedings of the 23rd symposium of the Colston Research Society held in the University of Bristol, 4 to 8 April, 1971), London, 1973, 381

 

Werner, A E A and Oddy, W A

Report on metal samples

Appendix to H Frost, The Punic Wreck in Sicily 1.  Second Season of Excavation, The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 3 (1) (1974) 40

 

Barker, H, Hughes, M J, Oddy W A and Werner, A E

Report on Phosphate Analyses Carried Out in Connection with the Cenotaph Problem

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 1, British Museum, London, 1975, 550-572

 

Hughes, M J, Cowell, M R, Oddy, W A and Werner, A E A

Report on the analysis of gold of the Sutton Hoo jewellery and some comparative materials

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 618-625

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M and Werner, A E

Report on the scientific examination of the Sutton Hoo helmet

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 226-231

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M, Hughes, M J and Werner, A E

Report on the scientific examination of the shield

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 100-122

 

Oddy, W A and Tite, M S

Reports relating to the sword and scabbard: scientific examinations carried out in the British Museum Research Laboratory

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 308-309

 

Oddy, W A and Werner, A E

Report on the examination of miscellaneous samples

in The Graveney Boat: a tenth century find from Kent (edited by V Fenwick), National Maritime Museum, London, 1978, 151-154

 

Oddy, W A and Werner, A E A

Report on the scientific examination of fragments of mailcoat

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 240

 

Hughes, M J, Oddy, W A and Werner, A E A

Scientific examination of the stag assembly and the bronze fitments of the stone bar

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 2, British Museum, London, 1978, 385-393

 

Oddy, W A

Coin forgers at work

MASCA Journal 1 (3) (1979) 80

 

Oddy, W A

Teknisk undersokning av Sutton Hoo-fynden

[Technical examination of the finds from Sutton Hoo]

in Vendeltid (edited by A Sandwall), Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm, 1980, 172-192

 

Oddy, W A

Is it a fake?  Spectroscopy in the authentication of metallic antiquities

European Spectroscopy News No 34 (1981) 31-34

 

Oddy, W A, Meeks, N D and Cowell, M R

Report on the scientific examination

in Hinton, D A, Keene, S and Qualmann, K E, The Winchester Reliquary, Medieval Archaeology 25 (1981) 59-61

 

Oddy, W A

Scientific Dating of the San Marco Horses

MASCA Journal 2 (2) (1982) 45-47

 

Oddy, W A

Macroscopy in archaeology - the microscope as an extension of the eye

in Microscopy in Archaeological Conservation (edited by M Corfield and K Foley), UKIC Occasional Paper No 2, 1982, 4-6

 

Oddy, W A and Meeks, N D

Unusual phenomena in the corrosion of ancient bronzes

in Science and Technology in the Service of Conservation (edited by N S Brommelle and G Thomson), IIC, London, 1982, 119-121

 

Oddy, W A

Scientific analysis of comb 1

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 832

 

Oddy, W A

Bronze alloys in Dark-Age Europe

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 945-961

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M and Cowell, M R

Scientific examination of the Sutton Hoo hanging-bowls

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 299-315

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M and Cowell, M R

Scientific examination of the pottery bottle

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3, (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 608-610

 

Oddy, W A, Bimson, M and La Niece, S

The composition of niello decoration on gold, silver and bronze in the Antique and Medieval periods

Studies in Conservation 28 (1) (1983) 29-35

 

Oddy, W A and Craddock, P T

Scientific examination of the Coptic bowl and related Coptic metalwork found in Anglo-Saxon contexts

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 753-757

 

Oddy, W A and Meeks, N D

Report on the scientific examination of the metal fitments of the drinking-horns

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 396-401

 

Oddy, W A, Meeks, N D and Ogden, J M

A Phoenician earring: a scientific examination

Jewellery Studies 1 (1983) 3-13

 

Oddy, W A and Tite, M S

Report on the analysis of metal samples from a recently found early Irish chalice, paten and ladle

in The Derrynaflan Hoard I: A Preliminary Account (edited by M Ryan), National Museum of Ireland, Dublin, 1983, 61

 

Oddy, W A and Grigson, C

Scientific report on the dimensions of the great drinking-horns from the Sutton Hoo ship-burial

in R Bruce-Mitford, The Sutton Hoo Ship-Burial: Volume 3 (edited by Angela Care Evans), British Museum, London, 1983, 406-408

 

Lang, J, Hughes, M J and Oddy, W A

Report on the scientific examination of the Sea City Dish, the Achilles Dish and some other items

in Des Spätrömische Silberschatz von Kaiseraugust (edited by H Cahn), Derendingen, 1984, 375-379

 

Oddy, A

Gold in the Southern African Iron Age: a technological investigation of the Mapungubwe and other finds

Gold Bulletin 17 (2) (1984) 70-78

 

Tite, M S, Oddy, W A and Bimson, M

Report on the scientific examination of several garnets from the Sutton Hoo Jewellery together with comments on the possible presence of 'backing pastes'

in Birgit Arrhenius, Merovingian Garnet Jewellery: Emergence and Social Implications, Stockholm, 1985, 205-207

 

Meeks, N D and Oddy, W A

Appendix I.  Heavy Metal Inclusions in Early Medieval Gold from Scandinavia.

Appendix II.  Examination and Analysis of Droplets of Metal Recovered from Fragments of Crucibles Excavated at Helgö.

in Excavations at Helgö X: Coins, Iron and Gold (edited by Agneta Lundström and Helen Clarke), Stockholm, 1986, 174-178

 

Oddy, W A and Craddock, P T

Report on the scientific examination of the fragment of horse's leg

Britannia 17 (1986) 338-339

 

Oddy, W A, La Niece, S and Stratford, N

Romanesque Metalwork: copper alloys and their decoration,

British Museum, London, 1986

 

Oddy, W A and Meyer, V E G

The Analysis of the Gold Finds from Helgö and their Relationship to Other Early Medieval Gold

in Excavations at Helgö X (edited by Agneta Lundström and Helen Clarke), Stockholm, 1986, 153-173

 

Oddy, W A

Examination of Selected Metal Objects

in B Rothenberg, The Egyptian Mining Temple at Timna, Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies, London, 1988, 181-182

 

Lang, J, La Niece, S C, Craddock, P T, Cowell, M and Oddy, W A

Examination of some objects from early wrecks

in Metals and the Sea (Papers presented at the March 1990 Conference of the Historical Metallurgy Society held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich) (edited by J Lang), London, 1990, 47-48

 

Webster, L E, Oddy, W A, Craddock, P T and La Niece, S C

Anglo-Saxon metalwork and metalworking debris

in J Fairbrother, Faccombe Netherton: Excavations of a Saxon and Medieval Manorial Complex I, British Museum Occasional Paper No 74, 1990, 254-269

 

Oddy, W A and Werner, A E A

Specific Gravity Analysis of the Gold Droplet and Gold Jewellery

in M Biddle, Object and Economy in Medieval Winchester, Oxford, 1990, 78-79

 

Oddy, A

Scientific Examination of Artefacts

in Manual of Curatorship: A Guide to Museum Practice (2nd ed), (edited by J M A Thompson et al), Oxford, 1992, 480-486

 

Oddy, A

Jewelry under the microscope: a conservators' guide to cataloguing

in Ancient Jewelry and Archaeology, (edited by A Calinescu), Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, 1996, 185-197

 

Oddy, W A

2. Objects of Gold, 2.2 Anglo-Saxon

in The Archaeology of Canterbury V: Excavations in the Marlowe Car Park and Surrounding Areas (eds K Blockley, M Blockley, P Blockley, S S Frere and S Stow) Canterbury Archaeological Trust, Canterbury, 1995, 1068

 

Oddy, W A

The Scientific Work on the Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

in Physics Methods in Archaeometry (eds Martini, M,   Milazzo, M and Piacentini, M), IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2004, pp.269-280

 

Oddy, W A

Unmasking Forged Antiquities: How scientific techniques are used to expose fakes in museum collections

in Physics Methods in Archaeometry (eds Martini, M,   Milazzo, M and Piacentini, M), IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2004, pp.281-297

 

Oddy, A

Ores, Corrosion products and pigments

Techne (Paris Conference, September 1998)


PAPERS ON THE APPLICATION OF CHEMISTRY TO THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

Oddy, W A

Methods of testing new materials with particular reference to resins

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 18 March 1968 (1968)

 

Oddy, W A

Lacquers for silver

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 30 April 1970 (1970)

 

Oddy, W A

Sesquicarbonate treatment of iron and bronze

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 30 April 1970 (1970)

 

Oddy, W A

Conservation of shale

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 30 April 1970 (1970)

 

Oddy, W A and Hughes, M J

The Stabilisation of 'Active' Bronze and Iron Antiquities by the Use of Sodium Sesquicarbonate

Studies in Conservation 15 (3) (1970) 183-189

 

McKerrell, H and Oddy, W A

The Conservation of Waterlogged Wood using Dewatering Fluids: An Evaluation

Museums Journal 71 (4) (1972) 165-167

 

Oddy, W A

The Graveney Boat - Problems of Conservation

in Three Major Ancient Boat Finds in Britain, National Maritime Museum, London, 1972, 19-24

 

Oddy, W A

The conservation of waterlogged wood and leather

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, undated (1972)

 

Oddy, W A

An Unsuspected Danger in Display

Museums Journal 73 (1) (1973) 27-28

 

Oddy, W A

The conservation of limestone sculptures

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 22 February 1973 (1973)

 

Oddy, W A and McIntyre, I M

St Mel's Crozier: Technical Examination and Report on Conservation and Restoration

Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland 103 (1973) 35-46

 

Werner, A E and Oddy, W A

The Reliquary of St Petroc: Appendix B Conservation Work

Archaeologia 104 (1973) 302

 

Werner, A E and Oddy, W A

Problems in the conservation of coarse pottery

in British Museum Research Laboratory Conservation Report 1973/CON.1, duplicated, 15 November 1973 (1973)

 

Charalambous, D and Oddy, W A

The 'Consolidative' Reduction of Silver

in Conservation in Archaeology and the Applied Arts, International Institute for Conservation, London, 1975, 219-227

 

Oddy, W A

Konserwacja czarnej japonskiey laki [The Conservation of Black Japanese Lacquer]

Ochrona Zabytkow 28 (1975) 129-132

 

Oddy, W A

A Review of Procedures for the Conservation of Cast and Wrought Iron

Found on the Sea Bed

International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 4 (2) (1975) 367-370

 

Oddy, W A

The Corrosion of Metals on Display

in Conservation in Archaeology and the Applied Arts, International Institute for Conservation, London, 1975, 235-237

 

Oddy, W A

Comparison of Different Methods of Treating Waterlogged Wood as Revealed by Stereoscan Examination and Thoughts on the Future of the Conservation of Waterlogged Boats

in Problems of the Conservation of Waterlogged Wood (edited by W A Oddy), Maritime Monographs and Reports No.16, National Maritime Museum, London, 1975, 45-49

 

Oddy, W A, Blackshaw, S M and Baker, S

The consolidation of limestone sculptures with polyethylene glycol for indoor display

in The Conservation of Stone I (Proceedings of the International Symposium held at Bologna in 1975) (edited by R Rossi-Manaresi) Centro Conservazione Sculture all'Aperto, Bologna, 1975, 485-497

 

Oddy, W A and Wheatley, C J

The Mounting of Fragmentary Metal Scrolls

Restaurator 2 (2) (1975) 81-87

 

Oddy, W A, Hughes, M J and Baker, S

The Washing of Limestone Sculptures from Egypt and the Middle East

Revue Lithoclastia (1976/2) 3-10

 

Oddy, W A and Lane, H

Conservation of Waterlogged Shale

Studies in Conservation 21 (2) (1976) 63-66

 

Oddy, W A

The Conservation of Pyritic Stone Antiquities

Studies in Conservation 22 (2) (1977) 68-72

 

Oddy, W A, Blackshaw, S and Gregson, C

Conservation of the waterlogged wooden hull

in The Graveney Boat: A tenth century find from Kent (edited by V Fenwick), National Maritime Museum, London, 1978, 321-330

 

Oddy, W A

A New Method for the Conservation of Iron: Ionophoresis in a Non-Aqueous Electrolyte

in Recent Advances in the Conservation and Analysis of Artifacts (compiled  by J Black), Summer Schools Press, London, 1987, 155-158

 

Oddy, W A

The Conservation of the Winchester Anglo-Saxon Fragment

in Early Medieval Wall Painting and Painted Sculpture (edited by S Cather, D Park and P Williamson), BAR British Series No 216, Oxford, 1990, 65-71

 

Dinsmore, J K and Oddy, W A

Report on the Reculver Cross Fragments

in Early Medieval Wall Painting and Painted Sculpture (edited by S Cather, D Park and P Williamson), BAR British Series No 216, Oxford, 1990, 154-156

 

Oddy, A and Holmes, R

The Hockwold Treasure

in The Art of the Conservator (edited by A Oddy), British Museum, London, 1992, 137-150

 

McIntyre, I M, Newey, H M and Oddy, W A

Reconstruction

in D Tweddle, The Anglian Helmet from Coppergate, York Archaeological Trust and Council for British Archaeology, London, 1992, 936-940

 

Oddy, W A

Current problems in the conservation of metal antiquities

in Archeometallurgia: Ricerche e Prospettive (edited by E Antonacci San Paolo), Bologna, 1993, 471-486

 

Oddy, W A

The conservation of coins - is it art, craft or science?

in Images for Posterity: The Conservation of Coins and Medals (proceedings of the Leiden seminar 1993) (edited by M Scharloo and I D Tijmann), Rijksmuseum Het Koninklijk Penningkabinet, Leiden, 1995, 29-44

 

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS RELATING TO THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES


Oddy, W A and Barker, H

A Feature Card Information Retrieval System for the General Museum Laboratory

Studies in Conservation 16 (3) (1971) 89-94

 

Oddy, W A

On the Toxicity of Benzotriazole

Studies in Conservation 17 (3) (1972) 134-135

 

Oddy, W A

Lifting the Graveney Boat

IICUKG lecture report, duplicated, 29 April 1971 (1972)

 

Oddy, W A

Packing and Transporting the Graveney Boat

The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 1 (1972) 175-177

 

Oddy, W A and Van Geersdaele, P C

The Recovery of the Graveney Boat

Studies in Conservation 17 (4) (1972) 30-38

 

Oddy, W A

Progress report on a survey ... of Conservation facilities

Museums Journal 74 (3) (1974) 111-112

 

Oddy, W A

Toxicity of Benzotriazole

Studies in Conservation 19 (3) (1974) 188-189

 

Oddy, W A et al

Conservation in Museums and Galleries - A survey of facilities in the UK

United Kingdom Group of the International Institute for Conservation, London, 1974

 

Oddy, W A and Van Geersdaele, P C

Lifting and Removal

in The Graveney Boat: A tenth century find from Kent (edited by V Fenwick), National Maritime Museum, London, 1978, 17-21

 

Oddy, A and Lane, H

Ten Years of Experience in the In-service Training of Conservators at the British Museum

in Conservation-Restoration of Leather and Wood and the Training of Restorers (Proceedings of the Sixth International Restorer Seminar, Veszprém, 13-23 July 1987), Budapest, 1987, 339-344

 

Kinnes, I A, Longworth, I H, McIntyre, I M, Needham, S P and Oddy, W A

Bush barrow gold

Antiquity (62) (234) (1988) 25-39

 

Oddy, W A

The Corrosion of Metal Objects in Storage and on Display (in Japanese)

Bunkazai (No 315) (1989) 40-46

 

Oddy, A

The Conservation Staffing Requirements of a Large Cultural History Museum

in The Graduate Conservator in Employment: Expectations and Realities, Amsterdam, 1990, 99-110

 

Harding, E and Oddy, A

Leonardo da Vinci's Cartoon 'The Virgin and Child with St Anne and St John the Baptist'

in The Art of the Conservator (edited by A Oddy), British Museum, London, 1992, 28-41

 

Oddy, A

Coins and Medals

in Caring for Antiques: a guide to handling, cleaning, display and restoration (edited by Mette Tang Simpson and Michael Huntley), London,

1992, 68-71

 

Oddy, W A and Bradley, S M

The corrosion of metal objects in storage and on display

in Current Problems in the Conservation of Metal Antiquities (The 13th International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property), Tokyo, 1993, 225-243

 

Oddy, W A

Chemistry in the Conservation of Archaeological Materials

in The Science of the Total Environment (edited by R Kellner and A Hackl) 143 (1994) 121-126

 

Oddy, A

Conservation and Restoration

in The Dictionary of Art: Volume 7, (edited by JS Turner), Macmillan, London, 1996, 726-731

 

Oddy, A

Museum Conservation in the 1990s - A holistic approach

in Cultural Heritage and Restorer in a Changing World (proceedings of the 8th International Restorer Seminar 1993), Budapest, 1994, 102-111

 

Oddy, A

Restoration - Is it Acceptable?

In Restoration - Is it Acceptable? (edited by A Oddy), British Museum Occasional Paper No 99, British Museum, London, 1994, 3-8

 

Oddy, A

Does reversibility exist in conservation?

In Conservation, Preservation and Restoration: Traditions, Trends and Techniques (edited by G Kamalakar and V Pandit Rao), Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute, Hyderabad, 1995, 299-306; reprinted with minor corrections in Reversibility - Does it Exist? (Ed. A Oddy and S Carroll) British Museum Occasional paper No.135, London, 1999

 

Oddy, A

Conservation and Restoration

in The Dictionary of Art: Volume 7, (edited by J S Turner), Macmillan, London, 1996, 726-731

 

Oddy, A

Appraisal of conservators at the British Museum: the setting of standards

in A Qualified Community: Towards Internationally Agreed Standards of Qualification for Conservation, (edited by J Cronyn and K Foley), (proceedings of the Interim Meeting of the Working Group in Training in Conservation and Restoration of the ICOM Committee for Conservation, Maastricht, 6-8 April 1995), Northampton, 1996, 45-51

 

Oddy, A

The Forbes Prize Lecture 1996

Bulletin of the International Institute for Conservation: No 5, October 1996, 1-5

 

Oddy, A

Compensation for loss - why do we do it? (abstract)

Abstracts of Papers Presented at the Twenty Fifth Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, June 9-15, 1997, AIC, Washington, 1997, 13-15

 

Oddy, A

Compensation for loss - why do we do it?

The Abbey Newsletter 21, (2) (1997) 22-24

 

Oddy, A

Does reversibility exist in conservation?

in Reversibility - Does It Exist? (eds A Oddy and S Carroll), British Museum Occasional Paper No 135, London, 1999, 1-5

 

Oddy, A

Conservation Science at the British Museum (abstract)

CURRIC: University Postgraduate Curricula for Conservation Scientists (pre-prints for the International Seminar, Bologna, 26-27 November 1999)

 

Oddy, A W (sic)

Conservation Scientists at the British Museum

in University Postgraduate Curricula for Conservation Scientists (Proceedings of the International Seminar, Bologna, Italy, 26-27 November 1999),

ICCROM, Rome, 2000, 73-74

 

Oddy, A

The Three Wise Men and the 60:60 Rule

in Past Practice - Future Prospects, British Museum Occasional Paper No. 145, London, 2001, 167-170

 

Oddy, A

The Conservation of Marble Sculptures in the British Museum before 1975

Studies in Conservation 47 (2002) 145-154

 

Oddy, W A, and McIntyre, I M

The Conservation of a Hellenic Life-Size Bronze Statue in the British Museum

in I Bronzi di Riace Restauro Come Conoscenza (eds A M Vaccaro and G de Palma) Artemide Edizioni, Rome, 2003, pp.77-83

 

Oddy, A

A restaurálás filozófiája – újat a régiért? [The Philosophy of Restoration – New for Old?]

in Restaurálási tanulmányok Timár-Balázsy Ágnes emlékkönyv (ed Éri István) Budapest, 2004, pp.115-120

 

Oddy, A

The Philosophy of Restoration: new for Old?

in Conserving Textiles: Studies in Honour of Ágnes Timár-Balázsy (eds J B Perjés et al), ICCROM Conservation Studies 7, Rome, 2009, pp.117-123

 

Oddy, A

Milestones in the History of Metal Conservation in Europe

in Metallkonservierung Metallrestaurierung Geschichte, Methode, Praxis (eds M Griesser-Stermscheg and G Krist, Vienna, 2009,  pp.13-23

 

Oddy, A

The conservation of cuneiform tablets: a historical view

Studies in Conservation in preparation

 

Oddy, A

The ‘Oddy Test’ 25 years on

Jack Ogden’s conference in Germany in November 2001

 

Oddy, A

The philosophy of restoration - new for old?

Berlin Conference, March 1997


ARTICLES ON THE CONSERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES

 

Oddy, W A

Wet Wood - techniques employed in the conservation of waterlogged wood

Yachting World 125 (2777) (1973) 119-120

 

Oddy, W A

The Viking Ships: the Conservation of Water-logged Wood

Repairer's News Sheet (of the Society of Archivists) No 27 (1975) 13-14

 

Oddy, W A

Conservation and the requirements of the scientist in numismatics

in Numismatics and Conservation (edited by P J Casey and J M Cronyn), Occasional Paper No 1, University of Durham, Dept of Archaeology,

 1980, 31-37

 

Oddy, A

Buried Treasure

Goldsmiths Review (1987/8) 38-41

 

Oddy, W A

Care of Ceramics in Japan

Conservation News (40) (1989) 18-19

 

Enderly, C and Oddy, A

The Conservation of Historic Jewellery

Goldsmiths Technical Digest (1989/90) 24-29

 

Oddy, A

Gilding of Metals in Japan

Conservation News (45) (1991) 37-38

 

Oddy, W A

The history and prospects for the conservation of metals in Europe

in Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property,Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties, Tokyo, 1993, 1-26

 

Oddy, A

Conservation in the British Museum

in British Museum Magazine 17 (1994) 11

 

Oddy, A

Conserving the Quick and the Dead

in The Bonhams Directory 1995: A County-by-County Guide to Repairers and Restorers of Art and Antiques, London, 1995, 9

 

Oddy, A

Restoring faith

in Chemistry in Britain 31 (8) (August 1995) 611-612

 

PAPERS ON NUMISMATICS

 

Oddy, W A

Numismatic bibliography of Lawrence H Cope

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 1 (edited by D M Metcalf and W A Oddy), The Royal Numismatic Society, London, 1980, 216-217

 

Oddy, W A

Scientific Techniques in Numismatics: Introduction [and] Physical Methods of Analysis

in A Survey of Numismatic Research 1978-1984 (edited by Martin Price, Edward Besly, David MacDowall, Mark Jones and Andrew Oddy),

International Association of Professional Numismatists Special Publication No 9, London, 1986, 961-977

 

Oddy, W A

The "Constans II" bust type of Arab-Byzantine coins of Hims

Revue Numismatique (6e série) 29 (1987) 192-197

 

Cowell, M R, Oddy, W A and Burnett, A M

Celtic coinage in Britain: new hoards and recent analyses

British Numismatic Journal 57 (1988) 1-23

 

Oddy, W A

The Early Islamic Coinage of Hims: A New Type

Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter (No 124) (1990) 2pp

 

Oddy, A

Arab Imagery on Early Umayyad Coins in Syria and Palestine: evidence for falconry,

Numismatic Chronicle 151 (1991) 59-66

 

Oddy, W A

New varieties of the Arab-Byzantine coinage of Hims,

Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter, No 137, summer 1993, 9

 

Oddy, A

Imitations of Constans II Folles of Class 1 or 4 Struck in Syria,

Numismatic Circular 103 (4) (1995) 142-3

 

Oddy, W A

The early Umayyad coinage of Baisãn and Jerash

ARAM 6 (1994) 405-418 (published 1997) [reprinted in arabic with different illustrations in Yarmouk Numismatics 10 (1998) 22-35]

 

Oddy, A, and Pavlou, P

A Barbarous Bronze from Seventh Century Syria

Oriental Numismatic Society Newsletter 145 (summer 1995) 3

 

Oddy, A

Two putative coin hoards hoard from South Arabia

Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 9 (1998) 131-136

 

Oddy, A

The Christian coinage of early Muslim Syria

ARAM 15 (2003) 185-196

 

Oddy, A

A New Proto-Umayyad Mint in Syria?

Numismatic Chronicle 164 (2004) 236-240

 

Oddy, A

Whither Arab-Byzantine Numismatics? A review of fifty years’ research

Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 28 (2004) 121-152

 

Oddy, A

The twin Standing Caliph Fals

Oriental Society Newsletter No.179 (2004) 10-11

 

Oddy, A

The Coinage of Ancient South Arabia – a Précis

Bulletin of the Society for South Arabian Studies 10 (2005) 10-13

 

Oddy, A

The ‘Standing Emperor’ Coinage of Emesa/Hims

Supplement to ONS Journal 193 (Autumn 2007) 8-11

 

Cribb, J

The Kidarites, The Numismatic Evidence, with an analytical appendix by A Oddy

in Coins, Art and Chronology II (eds M Alram et al) Osterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna, 2010,  pp.91-146

 

Oddy, A

Constantine IV as a Prototype for early Islamic Coins

in Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 2 (ed A Oddy), Archetype, London, 2010, 95-109

 

Bartlett, P, Oddy, A and Morrisson, C

The Byzantine Gold Coinage of Spania (Justinian I to Heraclius)

Revue Numismatique 167 (2011) 351-401

 

Oddy, A

Symbolism and design on the Early Umayyad Coinage

in Arab Byzantine Coins and History (ed T Goodwin), Archetype, London, 2012, pp.109-123

 

Schulze, W and Oddy, A

Terminology for the Transitional Coinage struck in 7th Century Syria after the Arab Conquest

in Arab Byzantine Coins and History (ed T Goodwin), Archetype, London, 2012, pp.187-200

 

Oddy, W A, Archibald, M M, Cowell, M R and Meeks N D

Forgeries of Medieval English Gold Coins: Techniques of Production

Numismatic Chronicle 172 (2012) 235-254

 

 Oddy, W A and Mansfield, S J

The ‘Year 20’ Mint revisited

Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society 214 (Winter 2013) 4-11

 

Oddy, A and Mansfield, S

Postscript on the 'Year 20' Mint

Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society 215 (Spring 2013) 43-44

 

Oddy, A

The Coinage of Abila in the Early Umayyad Period

ARAM 23 (2011) (published 2013) 337-346

 

Oddy, A

The Phase 2 Coinage of Scythopolis under Mu’awiya and his Successors

in Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 4 (ed A Oddy), Archetype, London, 2014, ...........

 

Schulze, W and Oddy, A

The Spear on Coins of the Byzantine-Arab Transition Period

in Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 4 (ed A Oddy), Archetype, London, 2014, .............

 

Oddy, A

Whither Arab-Byzantine Numismatics? A Review of Research in the past Decade

Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, in preparation

 

Oddy, A

The CON mint mark on the Phase 1 (pseudo Byzantine) coinage of Islamic Syria, in preparation

  

Oddy, A

The Early Umayyad Coinage of Hims, in preparation

 


MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES ON ANTIQUITIES


Whitaker, P A and Oddy, W A

Some Irish Antiquities

Bradford City Art Gallery and Museums Archaeology Group Bulletin 9 (12) (1964) 124-7

 

Oddy, W A

Gold coins as jewellery through the ages

Aurum No 15 (1983) 10-16

 

Oddy, W A

On the trail of Iron Age gold

Transvaal Museum Bulletin No 19 (1983) 24-26

 

Oddy, W A

Bronze and brass

in Dictionary of the Middle Ages: Volume 2 (edited by Joseph R Strayer), New York, 1983, 383-385

 

Oddy, W A and Swaddling, J

Illustrations of metalworking furnaces on Greek vases

in Furnaces and Smelting Technology in Antiquity (edited by P T Craddock and M J Hughes), British Museum Occasional Paper No 48, London, 1985, 43-57

 

Oddy, W A

Materials for Sculpture in the Art of Antiquity

in Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Engineering: Volume 4, Oxford, 1986, 2794-2800

 

Oddy, W A

Metalsmiths, gold and silver

in Dictionary of the Middle Ages: Volume 8 (edited by Joseph R Strayer), New York, 1987, 287-291

 

Oddy, W A

Metalworkers

in Dictionary of the Middles Ages: Volume 8 (edited by Joseph R Strayer), New York, 1987, 291-297

 

Oddy, W A

Unlocking the secrets of gold antiquities

Gold Bulletin 21 (1) (1988) 29-36

 

Oddy, A

St Eligius - Our Other Patron Saint

Goldsmiths Technical Digest (1989/90) 44-47

 

Oddy, A

Ores, Corrosion products and pigments

Techne (Paris Conference, September 1998)


BOOKS EDITED


Gedye, I, Hodges, H and Oddy, A (eds)

Notes for a Short Course in Conservation (2 Vols)

Privately Printed (British Museum), London, 1973

 

Oddy, W A (ed)

Problems of the Conservation of Waterlogged Wood

Maritime Monographs and Reports No 16, National Maritime Museum, London, 1975

 

Oddy, W A (ed)

Aspects of Early Metallurgy

Historical Metallurgy Society, 1977.  (Reprinted as British Museum Occasional Paper No 17, British Museum, London, 1980 and 1991)

 

Metcalf, D M and Oddy, W A (eds)

Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 1

The Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 13, London, 1980

 

Oddy, W A (ed)

Scientific Studies in Numismatics

British Museum Occasional Paper No 18, British Museum, London, 1980

 

Oddy, W A and Zwalf, W (eds)

Aspects of Tibetan Metallurgy

British Museum Occasional Paper No 15, British Museum, London, 1981

 

 

Price, M, Besly, E, MacDowell, D, Jones, M and Oddy, A (eds)

A Survey of Numismatic Research 1978-1984

International Association of Professional Numismatists Special Publication No 9, London, 1986

 

Oddy, W A (ed)

Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 2

The Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 19, London, 1988

 

Oddy, A (ed)

The Art of the Conservator

British Museum, London, 1992

 

Oddy, A (ed)

Restoration - Is it Acceptable?

British Museum Occasional Paper No 99, British Museum, London, 1994

 

Oddy, A, and Cowell, M (eds)

Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 4

The Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No 30, London, 1998

 

Oddy, A and Carroll, S (eds)

Reversibility - Does it Exist?

British Museum Occasional Paper No 135, London, 1999

 

 

Oddy, A and Smith, S (eds)

Past Practice - Future Prospects

British Museum Occasional Paper No 145, London, 2001

 

 

Oddy, A (ed)

Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 2

Archetype, London, 2010

 

BOOK REVIEWS

 

Oddy, W A

Review of B Brorson Christensen,

The Conservation of Waterlogged Wood in the National Museum of Denmark, The National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, 1970

in International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 2 (1) (1973) 223-224

 

Oddy, W A

Review of Elizabeth A Dowman,

Conservation in Field Archaeology, London, 1970

in Studies in Conservation 18 (1) (1973) 44-45

 

Oddy, W A

Boat-building Traditions Recorded, review of B Greenhill, Archaeology of the Boat, London, 1976

in Country Life 11th November 1976, p 1391

 

Oddy, W A

Review of B Rothenberg, R F Tylecote and P J Boydell,

Chalcolithic Copper Smelting, Institute for Archaeo-Metallurgical Studies,  London, 1978

in Journal of Archaeological Science 5 (1978) 399

 

Oddy, W A

Review of R F Tylecote,

A History of Metallurgy, The Metals Society, London, 1976

in Antiquaries Journal 58 (1) (1978) 169-170

 

Oddy, W A

Review of James W Allan,

Persian Metal Technology: 700-1300 AD, London, 1979

in Studies in Conservation 25 (4) (1980) 183-184

 

Oddy, W A

Review of G F Carter (ed),

Archaeological Chemistry II, Advances in Chemistry Series No 171, American Chemical Society, Washington, 1978

in Studies in Conservation 25 (4) (1980) 184-185

 

Oddy, W A

Review of Helen Clarke (trans and ed),

Iron and Man in Prehistoric Sweden, Stockholm, 1979

in Medieval Archaeology 25 (1981) 229-230

 

Oddy, W A

Review of E A Smith,

Working in Precious Metals (reprinted), London, 1978

in Studies in Conservation 27 (2) (1982) 88-89

 

Oddy, W A

Review of Proceedings of the Sixteenth International Symposium on Archaeometry and Archaeological Prospection, National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1980

in Studies in Conservation 27 (2) (1982) 93-94

 

Oddy, W A

Review of W Ambrose and P Duerden (eds),

Archaeometry: An Australasian Perspective, Australian National University, Canberra, 1982

in Studies in Conservation 29 (2) (1984) 103-104

 

Oddy, W A

Review of Prudence O Harper and P Meyers,

Silver Vessels of the Sasanian Period: Volume I: Royal Imagery, Princeton University Press, 1982

in Studies in Conservation 29 (2) (1984) 102

 

 

Oddy, W A

Review of J B Lambert (ed),

Archaeological Chemistry III, Advances in Chemistry Series No 205, American Chemical Society, Washington, 1984

in Studies in Conservation 30 (1) (1985) 43-44

 

Oddy, W A

Review of R D Penhallurick,

Tin in Antiquity, The Institute of Metals, London, 1986

in The International Journal of Geoarchaeology 2 (4) (1987) 336-337 reprinted in IAMS (Newsletter) (No 10/11) (1987) 15-16

 

Oddy, W A

Review of J M Cronyn,

The Elements of Archaeological Conservation, London, 1990

in Minerva 1 (8) (1990) 35

 

Oddy, A

Review of J Henderson (ed),

Scientific Analysis in Archaeology, Oxford University Committee for Archaeology Monograph No 19, Oxford, 1989

in Minerva 2 (2) (1991) 38

 

Oddy, A

Review of D A Scott,

Metallurgy and Microstructure of Ancient and Historic Metals, J Paul Getty Trust, 1991

in Studies in Conservation 37 (4) (1992) 282-283

 

Oddy, A

Review of W Rostoker and B Bronson,

Pre-Industrial Iron: Its Technology and Ethnology, Philadelphia, 1990

in Historical Metallurgy 26 (1992) 78-79

 

Oddy, A

Review of Science for Conservators (3 vols), 2nd edition, London, 1992

in Minerva 4 (6) (1993) 40

 

Oddy, A

Review of M Ferretti,

Scientific Investigations of Works of Art, ICCROM, Rome, 1993

in Studies in Conservation 39 (1) (1994) 71-72

 

Oddy, A

Review of P B Vandiver, J R Druzik, G S Wheeler and I C Freestone (eds),

Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology III (proceedings of a symposium held 27 April - 1 May 1992 in San Francisco), Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol 267, Pittsburgh, 1992

in Studies in Conservation 39 (3) (1994) 215-6

 

Oddy, A

Review of V N Naudé and G Wharton,

Guide to the Maintenance of Outdoor Sculpture, AIC, Washington, DC, 1993

in Studies in Conservation 39 (2) (1994) 142

 

Oddy, A

Review of S. Keene,

Managing Conservation in Museums, Oxford and London, 1996

in Studies in Conservation 42 (2) (1997) 126-7

 

Oddy, A

Review of W D Kingery (ed),

Learning from Things: Method and Theory of Material Culture Studies, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1996,

in Studies in Conservation 43 (1) (1998) 61-2

 

Oddy, A

Review of M V Orna (ed),

Archaeological Chemistry: Organic, Inorganic and Biochemical Analysis (American Chemical Society Symposium Series 625), Washington DC, 1996,

in Studies in Conservation 43 (1) (1998) 60-61

 

Oddy, A

Review of S Maekawa (ed),

Oxygen-Free Museum Cases, Getty Conservation Institute, 1998,

in JAIC 39 (2000) 398-9

 

Oddy, A

Review of D Goodburn-Brown and J Jones (eds),

Looking after the Pennies: Numismatics and Conservation in the 1990s, Archetype Publications, London, 1998

in,Conservation News 71 (March 2000) 10

 

Oddy, A

Review of WV Robinson,

First Aid for Underwater Finds, Archetype Publications and the Nautical Archaeological Society, London, 1998

in Conservation News, No 76 (November 2001) 17-18

 

Oddy, A

Review of D A Scott

Copper and Bronze in Art: Corrosion, Colorants and Conservation, J Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2002

in Studies in Conservation, 47 (2002) 277-8

 

Oddy, A

Review of D A Scott

Copper and Bronze in Art:Corrosion, Colorants and Conservation, J Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2002

in Minerva, 14 (2) (2003) 55

 

Oddy, A

Review of I Jenkins

Cleaning and Controversy: The Parthenon Sculptures 1811-1939, British Museum Occasional Paper 146, London, 2001

in Studies in Conservation 49 (2004) 143-144

 

Oddy, A

Review of E Pye

Caring for the PastJames and James, London, 2001

in Conservation News, September 2005, p.19

 

Oddy, A

Review of S Munro-Hay

Coinage of Arabia Felix: The Pre-Islamic Coinage of the Yemen, Milan, 2003

in Numismatic Chronicle 165 (2005) 395-397

 

Oddy, A

Review of H M Malek

The Dãbuyid Ispahbads and Early ‘Abbãsid Governors of Tabaristãn: History and Numismatics, Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No.39, London, 2004

in Numismatic Chronicle 165 (2005) 409-411

 

Oddy, A

Review of Levy, T E and Higham, T

The Bible and radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science, Equinox, London and Oakville, 2005

in Palestine Exploration Quarterly 139 (2) (2007) 139-140

 

Oddy, A

Review of Goren, Y, Finkelstein, I and Na’aman, N

Inscribed in Clay: Provenance Study of the Amarna ablets and other Ancient Near eastern Texts, Tel Aviv University Monograph Series no. 23, Tel Aviv, 2004

in Palestine Exploration Quarterly 140 (1) (2008) 75-76

 

Oddy, A

Review of Van’t Haaff, P A

Catalogue of Elymaean Coinage ca.147BC-AD228, London, 2007

in Numismatic Chronicle 168 (2008) 487-488

 

Oddy, A

Review of Foss, C

Arab-Byzantine Coins: An Introduction with a catalogue of the Dumbarton Oaks CollectionWashington D C, 2008

in ONS Journal 200 (summer 2009) 62

 

Oddy, A

Review of D A Scott and G Eggert

Iron and Steel in Art, Colorants, Conservation, Archetype, London, 2009

in Studies in Conservation 57 (3) (2012) 192

 

Review of M Huth

Coinage of the Caravan Kingdoms: Ancient Arabian Coins from the Collection of Martin Huth, American Numismatic Society, New York, 2010

and

M Huth and P G van Alfen (eds)

Coinage of the caravan Kingdoms: Studies in the Monetization of Ancient Arabia, American Numismatic Society, New York, 2010

in Numismatic Chronicle 172 (2012) .............

 

MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS


Oddy, A, and Mills, J

Heads Together

Conservation News 29 (March 1986) 4

 

Oddy, A

Museums and Traditional Crafts (in Japanese)

National Science Museum News 250 (2/1990)

 

Oddy, A

Introduction

in The Art of the Conservator (edited by A Oddy), British Museum, London, 1992, 7-27

 

Oddy, A

Behind the Scenes: Andrew Oddy Reveals the Art of the Conservator

British Museum Magazine (10) (1992) 12-13

 

Oddy, A

Foreword

in Restoration - Is it Acceptable? (edited by A Oddy), British Museum Occasional Paper No 99, London, 1994, 1

 

Oddy, W A

Fool’s Gold (letter to the editor)

Gem and Jewellery News 4 (1) (December 1994) 14

 

Oddy, A

Hannah [Lane] retires from the British Museum after 33 years

in Conservation News 56 (March 1995) 10-11

 

Oddy, A

Winnie Fleming retires from the British Museum after 23 years

in Conservation News 58 (November 1995) 17

 

Oddy, A

Foreword

in L R Lee and D Thickett Selection of Materials for the Storage or Display of Museum Objects, British Museum Occasional Paper No 111, London, 1996, v

 

Oddy, A

Foreword

in The Interface Between Science and Conservation (edited by S Bradley), British Museum Occasional Paper No 119, London, 1997, v

 

Oddy, A

A Silver Medal for Harold [Plenderleith], 98

in Conservation News 61 (November 1996) 15

 

Oddy, A

The British Museum Department of Conservation: History, Organisation, Role and Activities

British Museum, London, 1997

 

Oddy, A

UKICAS 21st Anniversary Inaugural Conference: Power, Thought and Greed,

Theory and History News (Newsletter of the ICOM-CC Working Group 3), No. 2, December 1997, 3-4

 

Oddy, A

John Lee retires from the British Museum

Conservation News 66, July 1998, 8

 

Oddy, A and Cowell, M

Foreword

in Metallurgy in Numismatics: Volume 4, Royal Numismatic Society Special Publication No. 30, London, 1998, xiii

 

Oddy, A

United we bargain - divided we beg

Paper Conservation News No. 84, December 1997, 1

 

Oddy, A

A New Dawn for Conservation in the UK?

Conservation News 65 (March 1998) 10

 

Oddy, A and Winsor, P

A provisional bibliography of Harold James Plenderleith,

Studies in Conservation 43 (3) (1998) 144-149

 

Oddy, A and Carroll, S

Foreword

in Reversibility - Does it Exist?, British Museum Occasional Paper No 135, London, 1999

 

Oddy, A W (sic)

Conservation Scientists at the British Museum (abstract)

CURRIC: University Postgraduate Curricula for Conservation Scientists

(pre-prints for the International Seminar,  Bologna,  26-27 November 1999)

 

Oddy, A W (sic)

Conservation Scientists at the British Museum

in University Postgraduate Curricula for Conservation Scientists

(Proceedings of the International Seminar, Bologna, Italy, 26-27 November 1999),

ICCROM, Rome, 2000, 73-74

 

Oddy, A

From the President

Bulletin 2001 [of IIC] No. 3 June, p. 1

 

Oddy, A

From the President

Bulletin 2001 [of IIC] No. 5 October, pp.1

 

 

Oddy, A and Smith, S

Foreword

in Past Practice - Future Prospects, British Museum Occasional Paper No. 145, London, 2001, vi

 

Oddy, A

The Three Wise Men and the 60:60 Rule,

in Past Practice - Future Prospects (eds. Oddy, A  and Smith, S), British Museum Occasional Paper No. 145, London, 2001, 167-170

 

Oddy, A

New Honorary fellow of IIC

Bulletin 2001 [of IIC] No. 6 December, pp.2-3

 

Oddy, A and Smith, S

Foreword

in Past Practice - Future Prospects, British Museum Occasional Paper No. 145, London, 2001, vi

 

Oddy, A

Retirement Speech at British Museum, Monday the seventh of January 2002

Unpublished

 

Oddy, A

From the President

Bulletin 2002 [of IIC] No. 3 June, p.5

 

Oddy, A

Foreword,

in N Williams (2nd ed revised by L Hogan and M Bruce-Mitford), The Restoration of Porcelain, British Museum Press, London, 2002

 

 

Oddy, A

Opening Address at the IIC Congress in Baltimore, USA, on Monday 2nd September 2002

Unpublished

 

Oddy, A

From the President

Bulletin 2002 [of IIC] No. 6 December, pp.1-2

 

Oddy, A

The History of the World is but the Biography of Great Men

SSCR Journal 14 (1) (2003) 7-12

 

Oddy, A

[New Honorary fellow of IIC – Agnes Ballestrem]

Bulletin 2003 [of IIC] No. 2 April, pp.3-4

 

Oddy, A

Seventh Century Syrian Round Table

CCNB Newsletter No. 34 (February 2004) 6-7

 

Oddy, A

Award of Honorary Fellowship to Karen Finch

Bulletin 2004 [of IIC] No.2 April p.4

 

Oddy, A

IIC Keck Award 2004

Bulletin 2004 [of IIC] No. 6 December, pp.1-2

 

Oddy, A

Where are the Conservation Archives? And does anyone care?

Conservation News, September 2005, p.29

 

Oddy. A

Award of Honorary Fellowship to Manfred Koller

Bulletin 2006 [of IIC] No. 2 April, pp.4-5

 

Oddy, A

Outline History of Conservation in the United Kingdom and Introduction to the United Kingdom Database Entries

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.59-61

 

Oddy, A

Bibliography of Articles published in English specifically on the History of Conservation

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.371-373

 

Oddy, A

Sources for the History of Conservation in the United Kingdom

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.375-376

 

Oddy, A

ARP at the British Museum in the Second World War

The Staircase (An Occasional Record of Notes and Gleanings from the Life and History of the British Museum and its Library contributed to Meetings of The Madden Society) 13 (3) (November 2008) 3-18

 

Oddy, A

The 1941 Bombing of the Bookstacks

The Staircase (An Occasional Record of Notes and Gleanings from the Life and History of the British Museum and its Library contributed to Meetings of The Madden Society) 14 (3) (November 2009) 13-21

 

Oddy, A

Preface

in Coinage and History in the Seventh Century Near East 2 (ed A Oddy), Archetype, London, 2010, iv

 

[Oddy, A]

Victorian Tourists snapped up this Continental Crockery

The [Hemel Hempstead] Gazette, Wednesday, May 18 2011, p.16

 

Oddy, A

A Marriage Mug for Benjamin and Elizabeth Medcalf

MECCA News (Journal of the Metcalfe Society) 97 (August 2012) 16-17

 

CONSERVATION BIOGRAPHIES AND OBITUARIES

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Nigel Williams

The Independent for Saturday 25 April 1992

 

Oddy, A

Nigel Williams (1944-1992)

British Museum Magazine (10) (1992) 31

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Harold Plenderleith

The Independent, 6 November 1997

 

[Rawlins, F I G and Oddy, W A]

Obituary of Dr Harold Plenderleith

The Times, Tuesday November 11, 1997

 

Oddy, A and de Guichen, G

Harold Plenderleith: restoration without drama

The Guardian, Friday December 12, 1997

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Harold James Plenderleith

Bulletin of the International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, No. 6, December 1997, 1-2

 

Oddy, A and de Guichen, G

Harold James Plenderleith, pionnier de la conservation et fondateur de l’IIC

Coré 4 (April 1998) 60-61

 

Oddy, A and de Guichen, G

Dr Harold James Plenderleith, Honorary Chair of SSCR

SSCR Journal 9 (1) (1998) 5-6

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Harold Plenderleith 1898-1997

in Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Circle 61 (1996-7) xi-xii

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Dr Edward T Hall

Bulletin 2001 [of IIC] No. 5 October, pp.1-2

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of A D Baynes-Cope, Pioneer in the Study of Globes

The Independent, Friday 3rd January 2003

 

Oddy, A

Obituary of Tony Werner, British Museum Conservator

The Independent 20th March 2006

 

Oddy, A

Dr A E Werner 1911-2006

ICON News 2 (March 2006) pp.18-19

 

Oddy. A

Dr A E Werner 1911-2006

Studies in Conservation 51 (2006) 76-77

 

Oddy, A

Maysie Webb

a eulogy delivered at a memorial event at the British Museum on ........., Unpublished

 

Oddy, A

Ready, Robert C W

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.115-116

 

Oddy, A

Doubleday, John

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, p.109

 

Oddy, A

Scott, Alexander M

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.161-162

 

Oddy, A

Lucas, Alfred

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.181-183

 

Oddy, A

Plenderleith, Harold James

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.184-186

 

Oddy, A

Rouse, Edward Clive

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.196-197

 

Oddy, A

Werner, Alfred Emil Anthony

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.230-233

 

Oddy, A

Baynes-Cope, Arthur David

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.258-260

 

Oddy, A

Seeley, Nigel John

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.268-270

 

Oddy, A

Williams, Nigel Reuben Rook

in Amplius Vetusta Servare (eds M Panzeri and C Grimondi), Associazione Giovanni Secco Suardo, Lurano, 2006, pp.271-272

 

Oddy, A

[Harold] James Plenderleith: A Brief Biography

The Staircase (An Occasional Record of Notes and Gleanings from the Life and History of the British Museum and its Library contributed to Meetings of The Madden Society) 14 (2) (May 2009) 14-22

 

Oddy, A

Harold Plenderleith and The Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art

Intervención: Revista Internacional de Conservación, Restauración y Museologia 2(4) (2011) 56-61

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