Sponsored by The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Monday, July 28, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
203 East Seminary
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
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.