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Technology and Conservation of Objects III


Prerequisites: CNS 642, CNS 643 Co-requisite: CNS 645 This course is the third semester of the curriculum in objects conservation and will focus on the technology and inorganic materials of objects. This semester focuses on the technology and conservation of inorganic materials (metals, glass, ceramics, stone, etc.). Discussion includes worldwide first-use of these materials as well as changing attitudes towards them, strategies of working overtime, and culturally-based understandings. Whenever possible, appropriate conservation techniques and materials will also be discussed. In addition, students will continue treatment of additional objects assigned after the first semester. Offered annually in the fall.

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