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Curation and Preservation of Artifacts

Some artifacts deteriorate rapidly after excavation; here are some techniques to help keep their unique quality.

Ethnographic Collection at the University of Missouri
While not precisely archaeology, these Native American pots and basketry are truly beautiful, dating from the Museum of Anthropology's first collections in 1885.

Managing Archeological Collections
From Terry Childs of the the National Park Services, a regulations, techniques, and issues involved with the preservation of artifacts and the maintenance of collections.

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