When “Take only pictures” Isn’t Enough: Two Case Studies in Kiva Mural Recovery

Eric Blinman, Ph.D., Director, OAS

March 12, 2019 12:00 pm
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01:00 pm
Archaeology, Friends of Archaeology

Wall art in ancient pit structures is rarely preserved. When it is found in a salvage archaeology situation, the next question is “can it be recovered?” OAS has successfully recovered two kiva murals in the past 30 years, and the process is of interest from both an engineering and art historical perspective.

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