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© 2017 Dig it With Raven

Nothing's sexier than a little dirt on your face

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"In a simple direct sense, archaeology is a science that must be lived, must be "seasoned with humanity". Dead archaeology is the driest dust that blows"
-Mortimer Wheeler

March 21, 2019

One of my favourite things to do is visit museums. They’re my safe place, full of amazing things. And I hope to encourage all of you to visit them too, because cultural heritage belongs to everyone.

BUT

Before you go exploring a cultural institution, there are a few thin...

November 8, 2018

Before the Industrial Revolution, history was just the continuation of the world. Restorations were taken for utilitarian and aesthetic reasons and pieces were fixed and maintained accordingly. If we look at restoration and conservation works in a modern sense, we can...

October 5, 2018

Why do we conserve some artworks instead of others? I was recently reading something for school that delved into this, and it got me thinking. So here's the first of a new series I'm calling Reading Rants! 

There is a chapter in Contemporary Theory of Con...

April 20, 2018

Sustainability in Conservation (SiC) is an international organization aimed at promoting sustainability and ecological awareness in conservation of cultural heritage and related fields. The group was founded by students in 2016 to support environmental responsibility,...

February 23, 2018

A conservator is a person who works to preserve the physical state of our cultural heritage. In other words, we work with cultural objects, and buildings in order to save them from the ravages of time.

Conservators generally hold an advanced degree in the subject, speci...

February 8, 2018

Conservation is the actions taken in order to preserve cultural property and natural history. Steps such as examination, documentation, cleaning, treatment, or maintaining proper environments, all care for the object in question with the goal of prolonging its life for...

August 31, 2017

Welcome to the final part of a special three-part series where we're investigating some recent viral life hacks that have been making their way around Instagram. On August 5th, 2017 the Instagram account @Blossom posted a video stating: "Brighten up your day with these...

August 24, 2017

Welcome to part two of a special three-part series where we're investigating some recent viral life hacks that have been making their way around Instagram. On August 5th, 2017 the Instagram account @Blossom posted a video stating: "Brighten up your day with these 5 sur...

August 17, 2017

Welcome to part one of a special three-part series where we're investigating some recent viral life hacks that have been making their way around Instagram. On August 5th, 2017 the Instagram account @Blossom posted a video stating: "Brighten up your day with these 5 sur...

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