Conservation

Case bottle

“In conservation, this will probably be the hardest thing you ever do.”

Conservation of a large early 17th Century Case Bottle Jackie Bucklew, Conservation Intern In 2014 archaeologists Mary Anna Hartley and Danny Schmidt excavated fragments of a […]

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Violin Dendrochronology

Dendrochronology – Studying Tree Rings to Learn about an Antique Violin

May 13, 2024. Dr. Chuck Durfor, Senior Staff Archaeologist and Staff Photographer. Dendrochronology is the study of the size and spacing of tree rings within a […]

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All Well and Good

Encountering Sulfate Reducing Bacteria at Jamestown April 12, 2024. Janene Johnston, Associate Curator, and Dr. Chris Wilkins, Senior Conservator. Archaeologists recovered a trove of interesting artifacts […]

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