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By Peter Drewett

Since its first e-book, Field Archaeology: An Introduction has proved to be a key guide for all these project introductory classes in archaeology or volunteering on their first excavation. during this revised moment variation, key advancements in know-how, thought and alterations within the legislation are integrated, bringing it modern with the latest fieldwork practices. The dig is the face of archaeology such a lot instantly regarded through most of the people, and is frequently what draws either scholars and amateurs to the self-discipline. but there's even more to operating within the box than digging by myself. Peter Drewett's complete survey explores the method, from the middle paintings of discovery and excavation to the ultimate product, the broadcast archaeological record. the most issues are:

  • How an archaeological website is formed
  • Finding and recording archaeological sites
  • Planning excavations, digging the location and recording the results
  • Post-fieldwork making plans, processing and unearths analysis
  • Interpreting the facts
  • Publishing the report

Illustrated with a hundred pictures and line drawings, and utilizing quite a few case reviews, this moment variation of Field Archaeology guarantees it is going to stay the fundamental introductory consultant for archaeology scholars and the starting to be variety of fans for the subject.

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