Saturday, March 7, 2015

UK museums struggle with archaeological archives

Specialists debate what to do with growing collections of excavated materials at the “Dig It!” conference in London
“We have archival material in museums that are becoming increasingly inaccessible because of the lack of specialist archaeology curators and we have museums that are ceasing to collect this material which has created a backlog that has nowhere to go,” said Duncan Brown, the head of archaeological archives at English Heritage... More at: The Art Newspape