Field Archaeology: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Social Science - 196 pages
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Peter Drewett's comprehensive survey explores every stage of the dig process, from the core work of discovery and excavation to the final product: the published archaeological report.

Main topics covered are:

  • how an archaeological site is formed
  • finding and recording archaeological sites
  • planning excavations, digging the site and recording the results
  • post-fieldwork planning, processing and finds analysis
  • interpreting the evidence
  • publishing the report.

Illustrated with 100 photographs and line drawings, and using numerous case studies, Field Archaeologyis the essential introductory guide for archaeology students, and is certain to be welcomed by the growing number of enthusiasts for the subject.

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Archaeological Survey
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About the author (1999)

Drewett is National Student Development Officer of the Rugby Football Union.

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