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Subject: Fossilized wood

Fossilized wood

From: Evangelia Kyriazi <kyriazievangelia<-a>
Date: Monday, March 3, 2014
What adhesives, consolidants and water repellents would you suggest
for fossilised wood that is exposed to extreme conditions in situ?
The main material of the fossil is SiO2

Average temperatures for April and December, which are the hottest
and coldest months respectively are:

    Average highest temperatures for April 39 deg. C
    Average lowest temperature 31 deg. C

    Average highest temperatures for December 26 deg. C
    Average lowest temperature 17 deg. C

Regarding rainfall, September is the wettest month, and January the
driest.

September:

    Precipitation 208.5 mm
    Average rainfall days: 18

January:

    Average rainfall days: 1

Evangelia Kyriazi, MSc
Conservator of Antiquities and Works of Art,
Adjunct conservation lecturer
Technological Educational Institute of the Ionian Islands
Direction of Conservation of Cultural Heritage


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