Image: Plastering Centrosaurus fossil slab

Plastering Centrosaurus fossil slab

Plastering a Centrosaurus apertus fossil slab in Canada, as part of the Australian Museum's excavations in The Dinosaur Provincial Park in the early 2000s.

Photographer:
Kyle McManus
Rights:
© Kyle McManus

Notes

Wet tissue paper is laid over the slab, to prevent the plaster sticking, and then moist hessian strips are dragged through wet plaster and placed on the specimen.

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Tags excavating, preparing, fossils, plastering, Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada,