D.U.C.T. Tape

Durham University Conservation Team

Welcome to D.U.C.T Tape!

Welcome to D.U.C.T Tape! You might be wondering how we decided on the name, it’s quite simple really; D.U.C.T stands for Durham University Conservation Team. However, there’s also a bit of a joke surrounding duct tape.

Katar

Object The object is a katar weapon from the Oriental Museum collections. The katar is a type of push dagger…

Wooden Barrel Top

Object The object is a wooden barrel top consisting of  five main staves, which was uncovered during excavations of Holyrood…

Teapot

Object The object is a Crown Devon teapot of an ivory blush colour, from the Beamish Museum collections. The teapot…

Iron Spur

Object The object is a 14th / early 15th century iron rowel spur with surviving circular iron buckle fastener. It…

Enamelled Hearth

Object The object is a piece of enamelled hearth, which is part of the collections at Beamish Museum. It consists…