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Early materials, technology and conservation

Projects include:

  • Cardiff Museum Conservation Project
  • Collection surveys; theory and practice
  • Corrosion and stabilisation of archaeological iron
  • Disaster planning for museums
  • Early glass in Egypt
  • Manufacturing technology and corrosion of ancient Greek helmets
  • Faience production in Roman Memphis (Egypt)
  • Hot-tinning practices in antiquity
  • Potential of neutron diffraction as means of non-destructive analysis
  • Stabilisation of archaeological iron
  • Sustainable practice in conservation and collection care
  • The ss Great Britain: corrosion and conservation
  • Technology and corrosion of Egyptian faience

Staff researching early materials, technology and conservation include:

Ms Jane Henderson

Dr Panagiota Manti

Dr Paul Nicholson

Mr Phil Parkes

Professor David Watkinson