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Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist

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Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist
 

Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist


 
Catherine Sease

Conservation treatments and techniques for the archaeologist in the field, emphasizing how to conserve an excavated object before it is taken to a trained conservator offsite. Safety procedures and conservation supplies and materials are recommended. Techniques for lifting, cleaning, consolidating, marking, and storing are discussed, along with methods for treating specific artifact materials (for example, amber, horn, wood). Appendixes cover impressions and chemical preparations.

Subjects: Method & Theory, excavation, artifacts, treatment, excavation tools, ethics, safety


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ISBN: 0-917956-82-6

Publication Date: 1994

Series: Archaeological Research Tools 4

Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology

Price: OUT OF PRINT
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