Experimentation in the archaeological site of Baia (Naples): tests of cleaning techniques

Wednesday, 20 June 2012 00:00

From 19 to 22 June 2012, a number of diving sessions took place in the Underwater Archaeological Park of Baia di Bacoli (Naples) in order to conduct the first tests with the prototype of underwater handpiece developed for the mechanical cleaning of the finds. 

The activities were carried out by researchers of Unical and ISCR, under the supervision of an official of the Archaeological Heritage Superintendency of Naples and Pompeii.