Field Preservation of Archaeological Artifacts
Sponsored by The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies
Monday, July 28, 2014 to Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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.

Contact Information
Sarah Blevins
(815) 244-1173


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