Conservation and stabilization of materials

Nancy Odegaard

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This article provides an overview of the processes of conservation within the various stages of archaeology. The process of conservation include: examination and analysis, stabilization design and proposal, treatment application and interpretation, and data and documentation. © 2008

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Archaeology
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780123739629
StatePublished - 2008


  • Adhesives
  • Block lift
  • Cleaning
  • Conservation
  • Consolidants
  • Packing finds
  • Preventive conservation
  • Reassembly

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)


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