Surprise Finds in Conservation

2015-03-25T08:00:46-04:00March 25th, 2015|

Artifacts are not always readily recognizable when looking at the mass of sand and shell that is brought up. We take X-rays of the concretion to see if there are any artifacts of interest or something unique within. If there are items we would like to work on, we try to identify what the artifact is and what to expect when chiseling off the concretion. This, however, primarily limits us to whatever shows up the [...]