JAIC 1987, Volume 26, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 85 to 104)
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF CONSERVATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY AS PRESENTED THROUGH ITS PUBLICATIONS
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
ABSTRACT—The article provides a survey of the historical development of preservation practice in archaeology and anthropology, with reference to both techniques and philosophy. The primary focus is placed on the evolution of a body of knowledge through the literature and the rise of scientific methods and specialization. The article includes a substantial historical bibliography.