Clatterford Roman Villa, Isle of Wight: The Conservation and Investigation of a Waterlogged Shale Object
Author(s): Angela Karsten
This report deals with the conservation of a Roman shale object. The use of saturated salt solutions is explored for the controlled drying of the artefact after impregnation with Polyethylene Glycol. A number of investigative techniques were applied to confirm the objects composition to be shale. The report concludes with an investigation of the tool marks.
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- Research Department Reports
- Conservation Jet/Shale Roman