In 1100, Byzantine monks used asbestos to make the walls beneath their painting much, much shinier. Asbestos mines were not far away from where the art has been found.

Byzantine Monks Built Walls With Asbestos, Too

In Byzantine monks used asbestos to make the walls beneath their painting much, much shinier. Asbestos mines were not far away from where the art has been found.

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The researchers analyzed some of the paintings on site using various techniques, including infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray fluorescence imaging. Here, UCLA archaeologist Ioanna Kakoulli examines a painting in the monastery under UV light.

Byzantine monks used asbestos under wall paintings

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Asbestos Lurking Beneath Byzantine Wall Paintings	  Apr 2, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience    Hundreds of years before asbestos became ubiquitous in the construction industry, Byzantine monks used the fibrous material in plaster coatings underlying their wall paintings.

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Asbestos Lurking Beneath Byzantine Wall Paintings Apr 2, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Joseph Castro, LiveScience Hundreds of years before asbestos became ubiquitous in the construction industry, Byzantine monks used the fibrous material in plaster coatings underlying their wall paintings.

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The researchers analyzed some of the paintings on site using various techniques, including infrared, ultraviolet and X-ray fluorescence imaging. Here, UCLA archaeologist Ioanna Kakoulli examines a painting in the monastery under UV light.

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