Archaeological Conservation Using Polymers: Practical Applications for Organic Artifact Stabilization / Edition 1

Archaeological Conservation Using Polymers: Practical Applications for Organic Artifact Stabilization / Edition 1

by C. Wayne Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585442186

ISBN-13: 9781585442188

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

The excavation of the La Belle shipwreck off the coast of Texas in the 1990s led to the development of new techniques in archaeological chemistry to aid the treatment and long-term preservation of water-logged material from the site. This study provides a step-by-step guide to the practical applications for organic artefact stabilisation and includes sections on wood,

Overview

The excavation of the La Belle shipwreck off the coast of Texas in the 1990s led to the development of new techniques in archaeological chemistry to aid the treatment and long-term preservation of water-logged material from the site. This study provides a step-by-step guide to the practical applications for organic artefact stabilisation and includes sections on wood, leather, cordage and textiles, glass, ivory and bone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585442188
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Texas A&M University Anthropology Series, #6
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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