Conservation of Archeological Objects from the Mid-16th-Century Nan'ao Shipwreck in Guangdong Provincial Museum

This project includes analysis, desalination, cleaning, and conservation of several objects for preservation and display.

Objects from the Nan’ao shipwreck are of great value for the study of the maritime Silk Road, Chinese ceramics, shipbuilding during the Ming Dynasty, and foreign cultural exchanges.

Project Details

Location: Guangzhou, China, Eastern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): Guangdong Provincial Museum Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $90,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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