An assessment of the positive contribution and negative impact of hobbyist metal detecting to sites of conflict in the UKIn the UK sites of conflict, in particular battlefields, are becoming more frequently associated with the label ‘heritage at risk’. As the concept of battlefield and conflict archaeology has evolved, so too has the recognition that battlefields are dynamic, yet fragile, archaeological landscapes in need of protection. The tangible evidence...
Water in archaeological wood : a critical appraisal of some diagnostic tools for degradation assessmentWaterlogged wood conservation is ultimately directed towards effective drying of artefacts, since through this procedure is the best hope for their stabilisation. This is a much more risky activity for the conservator than it is for the modern timber technologist, because of the extreme chemical and physical changes the material...
Ogilvie, Ticca M A