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Elise shares our recent experiences out and about in the community, assisting with identifying elemental composition of other collections

Finally ready for drying, timbers from site 31CR314 (La Concorde/Queen Anne's Revenge) make a trip to Maryland for special treatment

It was a busy year in the lab, with a lot accomplished!

Cannon are unloaded using special tools and a lot of patience

Terry describes the process of cleaning out the bore of a cannon

Elise shares her recent conservation project

Conservators from QAR analyze books suspected to be arsenic-laced

The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is dedicated to the continued preservation of North Carolina’s histor

A common question we are asked here at the lab is “How do the archaeologists and conservators identify an artifact?”

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