Field Preservation of Archaeological Artifacts

Sponsored by The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Location:
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
203 East Seminary
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
United States

Instructor: Julie Unruh

Cost: Tuition and Materials Fee: $875

Designed for archaeology professionals, this course covers the basic principles of artifact preservation with a focus on fieldwork. Topics include: factors impacting artifact preservation on-site; safe excavation and transport of fragile objects; stabilization of artifacts in a field lab; maintaining good field storage; ensuring long-term research potential of artifacts; and finding and budgeting for professional conservation.

Website: http://www.campbellcenter.org

Contact:
Sarah Blevins
blevins@campbellcenter.org
(815) 244-1173

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