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Conservation on archaeological excavations

Conservation on archaeological excavations

with particular reference to the Mediterranean area

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Published by ICCROM in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Original ed. 1984.

Statementedited by N.P. Stanley Price.
ContributionsPrice, Nicholas Stanley, 1947-, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and the Restoration of Cultural Property.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17305696M
ISBN 109290771305

Excavation, in archaeology, the exposure, recording, and recovery of buried material remains. In a sense, excavation is the surgical aspect of archaeology: it is surgery of the buried landscape and is carried out with all the skilled craftsmanship that has been built up since such pioneers as Heinrich Schliemann. Archaeological Excavations. For over 45 years, Conservation Center students have spent their summers working at Institute-sponsored excavations, such as Aphrodisias in Turkey, the Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace in Greece, and Selinunte in Italy. During the winter, advanced objects students are able to participate in the excavations.

11 Manual on the Technique of Archaeological Excavations (): International Museums Office Reading 12 Conservation Concepts () Jukka Jokilehto Reading 13 Preface to Conservation of Ruins () Gionata Rizzi B. Nilgün Öz investigates archaeological conservation at foreign-run excavations at 19 sites across Turkey to identify the scale and nature of differing contributions, determining changing approaches and issues impacting conservation practices, as well as possible catalysts, influences and driving forces.

The Archaeological Survey of India is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country. It was founded in by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General. conservation as an exclusively off-site, post excavation Heritage, Conservation, and Archaeology: An Introduction By Frank G. Matero Heritage and conservation have become important themes in current discussions on place, cultural identity, and the preservation of the past. Archaeological sites have long.


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This user-friendly guide to conservation practices on archaeological excavations covers both structures and artifacts, starting from the moment when they are uncovered.

Individual chapters discuss excavation and conservation, environmental and soil issues, deterioration, identification and condition assessment, detachment and removal, initial.

Get this from a library. Conservation practices on archaeological excavations: principles and methods. [Corrado Pedelì; Stefano Pulga; Erik Risser] -- "The relationship between archaeology and conservation has been complex and, at times, challenging.

Archaeologists are often seen as interested principally in excavation and research, while. Conservation Practices on Archaeological Excavations - Priciples and Methods eBook. The interaction between marine archaeology and conservation is a perfect Conservation on archaeological excavations book of the intimate relationship that can exist between archaeology and conservation in general.

This user-friendly guide to conservation practices on archaeological excavations covers both structures and artifacts, starting from the moment when they are uncovered.

Individual chapters discuss excavation and conservation, environmental and soil issues, deterioration, identification and condition assessment, detachment and removal, initial Cited by: 2.

The conservation and restoration of cultural heritage focuses on protection and care of tangible cultural heritage, including artworks, architecture, archaeology, and museum collections. Conservation activities include preventive conservation, examination, documentation, research, treatment, and education.

This field is closely allied with conservation science, curators and registrars. Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Project. The Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to present the Conservation and Heritage Management Award to the Staffordshire Hoard Conservation Project (SHCP) for its excellent work on the conservation of the spectacular Anglo-Saxon artifacts found in Staffordshire, United Kingdom, and for its associated public education programs.

'As a textbook and guide to the problems, techniques and solutions in archaeological conservation this book is unrivalled' - The International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration.

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So the excavation and lifting of this one artefact took maybe a couple of minutes. But the subsequent conservation took well over years.

This is by no means unusual. The post-excavation phase of a lot of archaeological excavations can go on for many years; but it means that these objects are saved for the future. Archaeological site conservation has advanced substantially over the past two decades. Scientific techniques for conservation practice have developed through the application of new materials (for example, the major advances in geotextiles), combined with a new appreciation of the deterioration problems associated with the aging of some older ones (such as concrete).

Yet it is often initial conservation in the field that determines the long-term survival and intelligibility of both moveable artifacts and fixed architectural features.

This user-friendly guide to conservation practices on archaeological excavations covers both structures and artifacts.

Archaeological site conservation and management: an appraisal of recent trends () / Frank Matero, Kecia L. Fong, Elisa Del Bono, Mark Goodman, Evan Kopelson, Lorraine McVey, Jessica Sloop, and Catherine Turton; Memoirs () / Flaminio Vacca; Memoirs of various excavations made in Rome and surrounding areas (17th century) / Pietro Santi.

Association Canadienne pour la Conservation et la Restauration/Canadian Association for Conservation. On-site conservation requirements for marine archaeological excavations.

International Journal of Nautical and Underwater Bergeron A. () Conservation in Archaeological Practice. In: Smith C. (eds) Encyclopedia of Global. conservation, making particular reference to the UNESCO Recommendation on International Principles applicable to Archaeological Excavations; and to discuss the basic principles of conservation on excavations.

Fifty-six participants, including representatives of UNESCO, ICOM and ICOMOS, contributed to discussion of policies for conservation. aligned Archaeol Archaeological Committee Archaeological Excavations associated bank barrow bones Bronze Age burials Car Dyke Castle cemetery century A.D.

cess-pits chalk church clay cobbled Committee for Rescue construction contained deep diameter ditch Dumfries and Galloway earlier early east east-west enclosure Ermine Street evidence.

Yet it is often initial conservation in the field that determines the long-term survival and intelligibility of both moveable artifacts and fixed architectural features. This user-friendly guide to conservation practices on archaeological excavations covers both structures and artifacts, starting from the moment when they are : Corrado Pedeli; Stefano Pulga; Erik Risser.

In and respectively, the central courtyard and the northwest corner of the British Museum estate were redeveloped in order to create two additions to the institution: the Great Court and the World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre. The execution of these projects provided the opportunity to investigate the archaeology and history of the Bloomsbury area and the museum itself through.

Archaeological researches had already started in the 19th century. The eminent Greek archeologist Spyridon Marinatos started the excavations in Akrotiri inin order to prove his theory that the collapse of the Minoan civilization was due to the massive volcanic eruption of went on until his death inwhen the archaeologist Christos Doumas took over and till today he.

Conservation Practices on Archaeological Excavations: Principles and Methods. Journal of the Institute of Conservation: Vol.

39, No. 1, pp. Author: Ashley M. Lingle. This book is apparently aimed at “all archaeologists, conservators and museologists working with perishable artefacts,” and the foreword by Klosowski likens the process to cooking, with the possibility of varying the outcomes by adjusting the recipes.

The focus of the book is the production of durable artifacts for traveling exhibitions and interactive displays. Most of the material.Archaeological Excavations.

The megalithic monuments in Brú na Bóinne have been the subject of archaeological investigations for over a century. These have been instigated for a variety of reasons ranging from targeted research to improving visitor access, interpretation for presentation and to facilitate conservation work.

interpretation.The Elements of Archaeological Conservation. Routledge, London. Grattan, D. W., ed. Even the limited knowledge derived from uncontrolled excavations can be significant and valuable because it usually can be determined that the materials were associated with a single ship of a certain nation within a certain time span.

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