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(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2019)
Alum-treatment was extensively applied to archaeological wood from the Oseberg collection in the early 1900s, and was a common conservation method at the time involving impregnating objects with hot concentrated solutions ...
Navigating conservation strategies: linking material research on alum-treated wood from the Oseberg collection to conservation decisions
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
From the mid-1800s to the late 1950s, conservation by alum salts (aluminum potassium sulfate dodecahydrate)—with some variations—was a routine method for treating highly deteriorated waterlogged archaeological wood in many ...