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Striking gold with stone!

From Linda: Today we (metaphorically) struck gold discovering several very interesting objects! A mystery… First of all, a mysterious artefact – I had no idea what it was! My first reaction was ‘how dull’, but the more I looked at it the more fascinated I became. It is the shape of a can, approximately 7 […]

Linda handling a stone object

The Great “Handling” Training Session

From Linda, project volunteer: At last Helena Jaeschke, Conservation Development Officer, has shown us what to do, and importantly what not to do, when handling objects. This means I shall finally (literally) be able to get to grips with the artefacts…very carefully. Helena was very methodical, explaining about written procedures and the need to be […]