Bakgrunn og aktiviteter

Professor, BA, MAC, PhD, FIIC, NKF-N

Teaching areas

- Care of museum collections
- Preservation and management of archaeological sites
- Nature, technology and deterioration of archaeological materials
- Archaeological conservation
- Research conservation
- Textile science
 
Research areas
- Foetal loss in the past
- Taphonomy and diagenesis of organic archaeological materials
- Preservation and management of archaeological sites
- Conservation of organic archaeological materials
- Conservation education
 
Recent publications
Scientific Publications
Maltin, E., Tegnhed, S. and Peacock, E.E. (2020). The secret burial of a first-trimester fetus in Gällared Church (1831), Sweden. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology.

Peacock, E.E., Tegnhed, S., Maltin, E. and Turner-Walker, G. (2020) The Gällared shroud – a clandestine early 19th century foetal burial. Archaeological Textiles Review 62:152-163.

Peacock, E.E. and Callanan, M. (2018). The challenge of developing sustainable heritage management and preservation strategies for perennial snow patch artefacts. Contribution of the SPARC Project. Proceedings of the 13th ICOM-CC Working Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, E. Williams and E. Hocker (eds.), Emma (22-26).

Peacock, E.E. (2017). The postgraduate research methods course in conservation: The practical approach taken at the University of Gothenburg. Conservation, exposition et Restauration d'Objets d'Art, Suppl. HS 2017.

Peacock, E.E. (2016). Snow patch wooden artefacts from Norway: Preservation and taphonomy. Proceedings of the 12th ICOM-CC Working Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, T. Grant and C. Cook (eds.). Canada: ICOM-CC WOAM (425-428).

Hamill, J., Peacock, E.E., Callanan, M. and Vatne, G. (2016). The Snow Patch Archaeological Research Cooperation (SPARC): climate change and venerable high mountain heritage artefacts. Proceedings of the 12th ICOM-CC Working Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, T. Grant and C. Cook (eds.). Canada: ICOM-CC WOAM (429-432).

von Holstein, I.C.C; Font, L; Peacock, E.E; Collins, M.J. and Davies, G.R (2015). An assessment of procedures to remove exogenous Sr before 87Sr/86Sr analysis of wet archaeological textiles. Journal of Archaeological Science 53, pp. 84-93.

Von Holstein, I.C.C; Penkman, K.E.H; Peacock, E.E. and Colllins, M.J. (2014). Wet degradation of keratin proteins: linking amino acid, elemental and isotopic composition. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28(19) pp. 2121-2133.

Peacock, E E (2014). Experimental soil burial studies for archaeological textile preservation and research – a review. A Stitch in Time: Essays in Honour of Lise Bender Jørgensen. GOTARC Series A, Nr. 4. Gothenburg Archeological Studies, 1-22.

Peacock, E E; Lindgaard, E; Sognnes, K; Sæterhaug, R and Turner-Walker; G (2014). The open-air rock-art site at Leirfall, Central Norway, within the context of Northern Scandinavian rock art conservation and management practices over the past 50 years. Open-air Rock-art Conservation and Management. London: Routledge, 82-97.

Solazzo, C; Wilson, J; Dyer, J M; Clerens, S; Plowman, J E; von Holstein, I C C; Walton Rogers, P; Peacock, E E and Collins, M J (2014). Modeling deamidation in sheep α-keratin peptides and application to archaeological wool textiles. Analytical Chemistry 86(1), pp. 567-575.

Solazzo, C; Clerens, S; Dyer, J M; Plowman, J E; Choudhury, S; Peacock, E E and Collins, M J (2013). Proteomic evaluation of the biodegradation of wool fabrics in experimental burials and implications for archaeological textile finds. International Biodeterioration and Biodegraration 80:48-59.

Nyström Godfrey, I; Bergstrand, T; Petersson, H.; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Björdal, C.G.; Gregory, D; MacLeod, I; Peacock, E E; and Richards, V. (2012). The RAAR Project — heritage management aspects on reburial after ten years of work. Conservation and Management of Archeological Sites 14(1-4) (360-371).

Dzierzega, K; Bartosik, M; Zawadzki, W; Bratasz, Ł; Łukomski, M. and Peacock, E. (2012). Application of fiber Bragg gratings for strain measurement in historic textiles and paintings on canvas. Optica Applicata 42(3): 503-517.

Nyström Godfrey, I; Bergstrand, T; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Gregory, D; Peacock, E E; Richards, V and MacLeod, I (2012). Reburial and Analysis of Archaeological Remains – the RAAR project. Phase II. Proceedings of the 11th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, K Strætkvern and E. Williams (eds.). USA: ICOM-CC WOAM (23-47).

Peacock, E.E., Skoglund, F W and Fastner, F. (2012). Deepwater Preservation and Management of Archaeological Sites: an overview of the DePMAS project. Proceedings of the 11th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, K Strætkvern and E. Williams (eds.). USA: ICOM-CC WOAM (1-7).

Peacock, E; Bergstrand, T; Nyström Godfrey, I; Björdal, C; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Gregory, D;    MacLeod, I; Nilsson, T; Richards, V; Turner-Walker, G (2012). Reburial: a method for preserving collections of marine archaeological artefacts? The Marstrand ProjectProceedings of the Third International Conference on Underwater Archaeology (IKUWA3). ), J. Henderson (ed.). Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH (395-400).

Campos, P F; Craig; O; Turner-Walker, G; Peacock E E; Willerslev, E and Gilbert, M T P (2012). DNA in ancient bone - where is it hiding and how should we extract it? Annals of Anatomy 194(1): 7-16.

Skoglund, F W and Peacock, E E (2012). Deepwater Preservation and Management of Archaeological Sites: presentation of the DePMAS project. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Underwater Archaeology (IKUWA3), J. Henderson (ed.). Bonn: Dr. Rudolf Habelt GmbH (75-81).

Peacock, E E (2011). Reburial and Analyses of Archaeolgical Remains (RAAR): investigation of the effects of burial on non-wood organic materials (textile, leather, antler, horn and bone). Reburial and Analyses of Archaeological Remains. The RAAR Project. Phase II – Results from the 4th retrieval in 2009 from Marstrand, Sweden, T Bergstrand, I Nyström Godfrey and H Petersson (Eds.). Uddevalla: Bohuslåns Museum and Studio Våstsvensk Konservering.

Peacock, E E (2010). Potential insights artefact studies can contribute to circumpolar research questions as illustrated by finds recovered from archaeological investigations of two Russian Pomor hunting stations on Svalbard. A Circumpolar Reappraisal. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports (BAR) (253-262).

Peacock, E E (2010). Biodegradation and characterization of water-degraded archaeological textiles created for conservation research. Cultural Heritage Microbiology: Fundamental Studies in Conservation Science. R. Mitchell and C.J. McNamara (Eds.). New York: AMS Press (111-122).

 Peacock, E E and Turner-Walker, G (2009). Reburial and Analysis of Archaeological Remains (RAAR): investigation of the effects of burial on non-wood organic materials. Preliminary results. Proceedings of the 10th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, K. Strætkvern and D.J. Huisman (Eds.) Nederlandse Archeologische Rapporten 37 (197-213).
Nyström Godfrey, I; Bergstrand, T; Gjelstrup Björdal, C; Nilsson, T; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Gregory, D; Peacock, E E; Richards, V and MacLeod, I (2009). Reburial and Analysis of Archaeological Remains – the RAAR project. Project status and cultural heritage management implications based on the first preliminary results. Proceedings of the 10th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, K Strætkvern and D J Huisman (Eds.) Nederlandse Archeologische Rapporten 37 (169-196).
Peacock, E.E. (2009). Book reviews. Journal of the Institute of Conservation. 32(2):249-251.
Peacock, E E (2008). Making some sense of collection surveys. Journal of Cultural Property Conservation / Wenhua zichan baocun xuekan 4:57-62 [in Chinese].
Peacock, E E; Bergstrand, T; Nyström Godfrey, I; Björdal, C; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Gregory, D; MacLeod, I; Nilsson, T; Richards, V and Turner-Walker, G (2008). The Marstrand Reburial Project - overview, phase I and future work. PARIS3 Preserving Archaeological Remains in Situ. Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Studies 10. Amsterdam (253-263).
Turner-Walker, G; Peacock, E E; Gilbert, M T P and Koon, H E C (2008). An experimental study of morphological and chemical degradation of bone in wetlands: potential for DNA extraction and amplification. PARIS3 Preserving Archaeological Remains in Situ. Geoarchaeological and Bioarchaeological Studies 10. Amsterdam (75-84).
Turner-Walker, G and Peacock, E E (2008.) Preliminary results of bone diagenesis in Scandinavian bogs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 266:151-159.
Peacock. E E (2007). Contribution of x-radiography to the conservation and study of textile-leather composite archaeological footwear recovered from the Norwegian Arctic. X-radiography for Textile Studies and Conservation: Techniques, Applications and Interpretation, S O’Connor and M M Brooks (Eds.). London: Elsevier Science (294-301).
 Peacock, E E (2007). Archaeological textiles intimately associated with human remains – where is the dilemma? NESAT IX Archäologische Textilfunde - Archaeological Textiles. Ennenda: Archeo Tex (12-16).
Peacock, E E (2007). Reburial and Analyses of Archaeolgical Remains (RAAR): investigation of the effects of burial on organic materials other than wood (textile, leather, antler, horn and bone). Reburial and Analyses of Archaeological Remains – Studies on the Effect of Reburial on Archaeological Materials Performed in Marstrand, Sweden 2002-2005. The RAAR Project, T Bergstrand and I Nyström Godfrey (Eds.). Uddevalla: Bohuslåns Museum and Studio Våstsvensk Konservering (Appendix 5).
 Vuissoz, A; Worobey, M; Odegaard, N; Bunce, M; Machado, C A; Lynnerup, N; Peacock, E E and Gilbert, M T P (2007). The survival of PCR-amplifiable DNA in cow leather. Journal of Archaeological Science 34(5):823-829.
Peacock, E.E. (2006) Book reviews. Studies in Conservation 51(2):158-160.
Peacock, E E (2005). Il deterioramento biologico delle fibre tessili in contesti archaeologici – implicazioni per le scelte di conservazione (24-45) / The Biodeterioration of textile fibres in wet archaeological contexts with implications for conservation choices (46-61). Incontri di Restauro 4. Trento: Provincia Autonoma di Trento.
Peacock, E E (2005). Introduction (17-19) / Introduzione (20-22). Incontri di Restauro 4. Trento: Provincia Autonoma di Trento.
Peacock, E E (2005). Investigation of conservation methods for a textile recovered from the American Civil War submarine H.L. Hunley (1864). Proceedings of the 9th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, P Hoffmann; K Strætkvern; J A Spriggs and D Gregory (Eds.). Bremerhavn: WOAM (497-512).
Peacock, E E (2005). Conservation of severely deteriorated wet archaeological leather recovered from the Norwegian Arctic. Preliminary results. Proceedings of the 9th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, P Hoffmann; K Strætkvern; J A Spriggs and D Gregory (Eds.). Bremerhavn: WOAM (565-578).
Bergstrand, T; Björdal, C G; Nilsson, T; Bohm, C; Christensson, E; Gregory, D; Nyström, I; Peacock, E; Turner-Walker, G; Richards, V and MacLeod, I (2005). Reburial as a method of preserving archaeological remains. A presentation of the Marstrand Project. Proceedings of the 9th ICOM Group on Wet Organic Archaeological Materials Conference, P Hoffmann; K Strætkvern; J A Spriggs and D Gregory (Eds.). Bremerhavn: WOAM (9-39).
Peacock, E E (2004). Moseforsøg – the next generation. Priceless Inventions of Humanity – Textiles, J Maik (Ed.). Acta Archaeologica Lodziensia Nr. 50/1. Łódz: Polish Academy of Sciences (185-193).
Peacock, E E and Turner-Walker, G (2004). Building for a new millennium: monitoring for the first 10 years? Preserving Archaeological Remains In-situ? T Nixon (Ed.) London: Museum of London Archaeology Service (65-71).
Peacock, E E (2002). Monitoring the In Situ Archaeological Deposits at Schultzgt. 3-7, Trondheim, Norway (1996-2001). Rapport Arkeologisk Serie 2002:1. Trondheim: Vitenskapsmuseum.
 
Popular Works

Peacock E E (2009). Ta vare på dine gamle gjenstander: leketøy og spill / Take care of your heirlooms. Toys and games. SPOR 24(1):46-49 [in Norwegian].

Peacock E E (2008). Ta vare på dine gamle gjenstander: tepper og matter / Take care of your heirlooms. Carpets and rugs. SPOR 23(1):42-44 [in Norwegian].

Peacock, E E (2007). Ta vare på dine gamle gjenstander: gamle fotografier / Take care of your heirlooms. Photographs on metal and glass. SPOR 22(2):46-48 [in Norwegian].

Peacock, E E (2006). Ta vare på dine gamle gjenstander: gamle bøker / Take care of your heirlooms. Books. SPOR 21(1):48-51 [in Norwegian].

Peacock, E E (2005). Menneskets første kunststoff: egyptisk fajanse / Man’s first synthetic material: Egyptian faience. SPOR 20(2):20-23 [in Norwegian].

Peacock, E E (2004). Havbunn – fremtidens lagringsplass for marinarkeologiske gjenstander? / The seabed – the future store for marine archaeological finds? SPOR 19(2):34-37 [in Norwegian].

 

 

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