Archaeology: Basic Field Methods

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Kendall Hunt, 2002 - Social Science - 400 pages
From preface: This book introduces field methods and the decision-making process with simple language. It provides a basis for understanding the links between the nature of archaeological evidence and the recognition of that evidence in the field, and the techniques involved in the search for, and recovery of, archaeological evidence in context.
 

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Contents

Contents
15
Chapter 2
18
er 3
37
4
55
er 5
85
Health and Safety Concerns
92
Applying Your Knowledge
98
Instruments
121
Impact on Field Strategies
202
covering Archaeological Deposits
205
Subsurface Investigations
239
Field Records
270
Conservation of Materials
276
Health Safety and General Logistical
282
Expanding Your Perspective About Field Records
294
Expanding Your Perspective About Types
301

Measuring Distance
130
Documenting Site Locations
136
Establishing Grids and Units
145
Determining Elevation and Creating Topographic
154
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161
Defining and Interpreting Stratigraphy
183
Examining and Recording a Profile
191
Expanding Your Perspective About Mapping
314
Appendix 2
336
Appendix
342
Appendix 5
356
Bibliography
369
Index
385
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