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БДС EN 16873:2017

Conservation of cultural heritage - Guidelines for the management of waterlogged wood on archaeological terrestrial sites

Jan 18, 2017

General information

90.93     Nov 15, 2022

90.00    Nov 15, 2027



European Standard

79.040     97.195  




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This European standard provides guidelines for safeguarding waterlogged wood on terrestrial sites of archaeological or historical significance. It deals with the protection of archaeological and historical waterlogged wood, from the time of exposure during and after excavation, until it reaches the conservation laboratory. The standard cannot be applied to the management of controlled reburial, in situ preservation, long term post excavation storage or excavations under water. Composite artefacts, and other waterlogged materials are specifically excluded from this standard.

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БДС EN 16873:2017
90.93 Standard confirmed
Nov 15, 2022

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Adopted from EN 16873:2016