Cultural Resources

Archaeology and Curation: Underwater Archaeology

Conserving Artifacts Recovered from Marine Environments

Basic Methods of Conserving Underwater Archaeological Material Culture - Report, 1997 pdf [660 KB]

This report describes methods for conserving archaeological artifacts recovered from marine environments, including required chemicals and necessary equipment.  The report includes a discussion of estimating level of effort and the resources that will be necessary to accomplish each option. Donny Hamilton.