Pesticide Contamination and Archaeological Collections: Contextual Information for Preparing a Pesticide History

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Abstract

The issue of pesticide-contaminated archaeological collections has generated concern among staff in collecting institutions. Pesticides have long been used, but the awareness of their unseen persistence and their potential as a human health hazard is a new aspect of preventive conservation. Background information and guidelines for developing a pesticide history are provided for repositories, museums, cultural resource management companies in the private and public sectors, academia, and other public collections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)292-301
Number of pages10
JournalAdvances in Archaeological Practice
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2019

Keywords

  • NAGPRA
  • archaeological collections
  • pesticide history
  • spesticide contamination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology

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