The timbers were sent to York Archaeological Trust
for conservation treatment, a process which can take 24 to 36 months and involves soaking the timbers in vats of PEG wax then freeze drying them to remove any remaining moisture.
The Jorvik Centre is built on the excavation site that was unearthed in the 1970s by the York Archaeological Trust
A subsidiary of York Archaeological Trust
- ArcHeritage, also operating on behalf of English Heritage - then spent many months analysing and cataloguing the vast quantities of data.
The Gladiators: A Cemetery of Secrets exhibition is the result of a joint venture between York Archaeological Trust
and Durham County Council.
My post in Aberystwyth was part-time, so I supplemented it with teaching at Lampeter, and working freelance for organisations such as the York Archaeological Trust
, English Heritage - and even the Vatican!
The York Archaeological Trust
said that the burial ground was not the first of its kind to be uncovered but it was among the best preserved.
The church has passed the artefacts on to conservationists at the York Archaeological Trust
They will be placed in a glasssided casket in the Upper Cloister Hall at Birmingham Oratory on Friday, October 31, and Saturday, November 1.
"Everything recovered from Cardinal Newman's grave is presently in the care of one of the country's leading specialists in conservation, the York Archaeological Trust
, including the brass Cardinal's insignia that decorated the top of the coffin.
When the York Archaeological Trust
first uncovered the remains, in a Roman cemetery in the exclusive Mount area of the city, in August 2004, it seemed like just another routine find.
Hall (York Archaeological Trust
) and Stocker (English Heritage) assemble essays on the architectural, archaeological, and historical characteristics of nine English colleges (groups) of vicars.
The exhibition shows skeletal remains taken from sites around the city and looks at the detective work done by the York Archaeological Trust
. A day out at Jorvik costs pounds 7.20 for adults, pounds 5.10 for kids aged five to 15, pounds 6.10 for seniors and students and a family ticket covering two adults and two children costs pounds 21.95.