Category Archives: Introductory Students

Making Pottery in the Laboratory, 2012

Post by Barnadet. 1. Prepare pure clay in the laboratory and remove dirt. Continue to prepare clay and filter out dirt. Students making pots in the laboratory. Prepare the oven/kiln to fire the clay pots. Extract pieces of fired pottery … Continue reading

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Learning how to stabilize and lift objects from the field.

Post by Dlshad. After exposing a big part of the object, some cracks appeared on the surface of the object.  So it had to be consolidated to be removed safely.

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Excavating fragile artifacts.

Post by Raoaa. صور  لمتدربين  لدورة  المبتدئين  في  المهعد العراقي لصيانة الأثار والتراث , يناقشون  في  حقل  تدريبي  (معد مسبقا ) كيفية  رفع  مجموعة  نماذج  مقلدة  لقطع  مدفونة  في  مربع  دفن واحد , يتناقشون في  أعداد خطة  لأدارة عملية  رفع … Continue reading

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Examining and Storing a New Textile

Post by Ali. When a new textile comes into the museum, it needs to be examined before storing it.  For that we need to follow these steps: The textile is placed on a table and examined thoroughly in search of anything that … Continue reading

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Microscopic Examination

Post by Hashem. Examining an archaeological artifact under the microscope for inspection to study its condition.  Is it deteriorated or not ? Has it it reacted with the surrounding environment or with other substances or not?  We also investigate the … Continue reading

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Conservation Photography

Post by Sara Photography of the object (before, during and after treatment).  This kind of documentation serves as a visible record and also to show the materials and the techniques used for conservation It will also be of a great value … Continue reading

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A Trip to Slemani.

Post by Dena. At the beginning of the second module of the conservation course which started in March, and after our first home practicum projects had been discussed, then one of the advisory council members, Lois Olcott Price visited the … Continue reading

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