In the most recent episode of Shelf Life entitled The Guts and Glory of Object Conservation, the American Museum of Natural History discusses how curators deal with the challenges associated with preserving anthropology collections for future researchers, educators, scientists and museum visitors.
In the Museum’s Objects Conservation Laboratory, walrus intestines, birch bark, and reindeer hide are all in a day’s work for conservators trying to preserve Siberian anthropology collections for the future.
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