Today you’ve picked out random shelf numbers and seen some of the awesome finds we have here at the archaeological archive… but have you spared a thought for the poor runners hunting all this down for you? It starts like this: with a post-it note:
Off I run to the textile store to find the shelves.
I’m then faced with this:
Uh oh… no access eh?
It’s ok though, I have this:
Yey! Even though I’ve been here more than a year, it’s still exciting having a pass that gets me through all the secret doors.
Back to the objects. They’re all stored in racking that looks like this:
And eventually the correct shelves are located:
The particularly juicy bits are sorted out:
And I wing my way back to the office with the objects of choice, ready to pick up the next shelf location notes.
I love my job!