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© 2017 Dig it With Raven

Nothing's sexier than a little dirt on your face

Ready to learn? Grab your hat, your trowel, and your paintbrush and let's get adventuring!

"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

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...

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...

September 12, 2017

The survival of organic materials in within the archaeological record hangs greatly upon the environment in which they were left. As they are comprised of biodegradable materials, it is only under extreme circumstances that they can be properly preserved. Plant, animal...

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