Post-Doc : Conservation science: bio-inspired materials for conservation of archaeological textiles (Oslo)

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The Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, and the DWI-Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials, Aachen, are inviting applications for a position as researcher in the project “Virtual Reconstruction, Interpretation and Preservation of the Oseberg Textiles” (TexRec). We are looking for an applicant who is interested in in-depth investigation of archaeological textile fibres and attracted by developing new, bio-inspired materials for preservation of archaeological textiles. The TexRec project will focus on the over 80 fragments from several different tapestries. The project covers a thorough investigation of the fabrics, the development of a computer-assisted virtual reconstruction, archaeological interpretation of the motifs, the development of a suitable preservation strategy and communication of our research to the public.

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