Artefact conservation guide

A corroded lead ampullaThis guide has been produced by York Archaeological Trust, on behalf of the Portable Antiquities Scheme. All images herein are copyright of York Archaeological Trust 2005.

This series of notes can be downloaded as one document in pdf format.

  1. Starting out 
  2. On site: Recording and lifting finds 
  3. Packing and storage 
  4. What next? Assessment 
  5. Cleaning and protecting 
  6. Displaying and collecting 
  7. Further reading