Behind the scenes
Regular pest control measures are in place to monitor and deal with a variety of typical museum pests, such as varied carpet beetle.
- Our pest control expert examines insect traps in the Stables Gallery archive.
The objects are primarily of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age date.
- A researcher does portable x-ray fluorescence spectrometry on objects from the 1960s excavations at Silbury Hill to find their metal composition