The morphology of the city is one of the areas of scientific activity that can function in the form of independent teaching in various fields of knowledge and reflect the most general natural connections and relationships that exist. In urban planning, the morphology of a city should be considered with a clearly defined cognitive object – the material structure of the city, and the subject – content and categories of morphological, theoretical and methodological tools.
The article analyzes the scientific works devoted to the study of the peculiarities of the alabaster sculptural plastic restoration in three thematic groups: 1) the terminological meaning of the alabaster stone name; 2) mineralogy, the quarries and the stone-working areas of the alabaster stone; 3) preservation and restoration of the sculptural plastic of the alabaster stone. Dictionaries, encyclopedias, monographs give the terminological meaning of the name. In particular, the works by Bilets'kyi V. (2004), Bulda S. (1930), Polishchuk V. (2002), Voloshynets' V.