Techniques of Archaeological Excavation

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Psychology Press, 1993 - Archaeology - 285 pages
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Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques - at once authoritative and stimulating - was immeadiately hailed as the standard work and is one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals. Now in its third edition, it has again been revised, updated and expanded to include the latest developments in archaeological techniques.
  

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The interpretation of the evidence
207
Scientific aids
240
Glossary
268

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About the author (1993)

One of Britain's leading excavators, Philip Barker is now an archaeological consultant, having retired as Reader in Archaeology at the University of Birmingham. He has directed many excavations, including the long-term ones at the Roman city of Wroxeter and the timber castle at Hen Domen. He was one of the founder members of RESCUE and of the Institute of Field Archaeologists.

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