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Excavation - Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology (Hardback)
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Excavation - Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology (Hardback)

Hardback Published: 26/03/2001
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Fieldwork in archaeology has been transformed over the past three decades. Drawing on a wealth of experience in excavating some of the most complex, deeply-stratified sites in Britain, Steve Roskams describes the changes that have taken place in the theory and practice of excavation. He then provides a clear account of contemporary techniques, covering pre-excavation reconnaissance and site evaluation, the preparations for full excavation, the actual process of excavation, and the recording of photographic, spatial, stratigraphic and physical evidence. A final chapter discusses the future of excavation. This manual will be welcomed by the professional excavator, the academic researcher, students, and the interested amateur.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521355346

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Excavation is certainly a very informative book, full of useful information to the serious archaeologist with a step-by-step guide to the process of excavation and the analysis of whatever finds may have been... More

17th September 2008
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