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Preservation in the Field

How to we take care of things we uncover?

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Per (right) documenting, while Ruben (left) is doing preservation work in the survey trench from 2019. Photo: Margrethe K. H. Havgar

One of our biggest responsibilities here at the excavation is not only to uncover the ship and everything that might be in it, but to make sure that we do this in a way that allows these things to be preserved.

So how to we preserve and take care of things we excavate? Check out the video above where our field conservator Ruben explains exactly that!

Tags: Gjellestad 2020 (english) By Margrethe K. H. Havgar
Published Sep. 19, 2020 10:28 AM - Last modified Jan. 20, 2021 1:55 PM