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Conservation Studies: Books & Other Published Resources


  • Hamilton, D. 1999. Methods of Conserving Archaeological Material from Underwater Sites  out of print, but PDF download is available here
  • Cronyn, J. 1990. Elements of Archaeological Conservation   Joyner Stacks CC135.C76 1990
  • Pearson, C. 1987. Conservation of Marine Archaeological Objects   Joyner Stacks CC77.U5 C68 1987
  • Sease, C. 1994. Conservation Manual for the Field Archaeologist   out of print, but a PDF download is available here
  • Pye, E. 2000. Caring for the Past: Issues in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums  Joyner Stacks  AM133 .P94 2001


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