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Publications from Icon Archaeology Group

ancient-egyptians.jpgDecorated Surfaces on Ancient Egyptian Objects: Technology, Deterioration and Conservation

Wide-ranging, authoritative and accessible, this book comprises papers from a conference organised by Icon Archaeology Group, held at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

This volume of papers focuses on decorated surfaces including polychrome wood, coloured basketry, patinated metal and painted textile. Aspects of technology, investigation and treatment are examined, as well as broader issues of preservation, storage and display. A comprehensive review of past and current treatments for organic objects is followed by thought-provoking case studies, technical surveys and innovative solutions to conservation problems.

Decorated Surfaces on Ancient Egyptian Objects: Technology, Deterioration and Conservation, edited by J Dawson, C Rozeik, M M Wright, 2010; 181 pages, 18 papers, 12 poster abstracts, colour images throughout.

Icon Members: £30
​Non-Members: £35

To purchase a copy please contact Angela Middleton 

archaeology-leaflet.jpgIcon Archaeology Group Leaflet

Icon Archaeology Group supplies free leaflets for conferences, meetings and other events.
The leaflet provides basic information on archaeological conservation.

For more information, please contact Angela Middleton