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Practical Handbook of Archaeology

Practical Handbook of Archaeology

Publisher : Anness Publishing
SKU: 9780857232922
R 199,00
R 169,15
The ultimate hands-on resource for new and amateur archaeologists, with 300 step-by-step photographs, maps and illustrations from excavations around the world.
This is a beginner's guide to unearthing the past. It is an invaluable tool for amateur archaeologists with 300 step-by-step photographs, maps and illustrations from excavations around the world. This is the ultimate hands-on resource for new enthusiasts, students and volunteer archaeologists attending their first dig. It is a practical and professional guidebook to every aspect of in-the-field archaeology. It is packed with detailed illustrations and information to take you from beginner to advanced level. It features how-to photographic sequences of field surveys and excavations, plus guidance on handling and recording finds. It features step-by-step tuition and case studies to prepare student and amateur archaeologists for on-site experience. This illustrated practical guide to archaeology is perfect for anyone with a passion for the past. The varied techniques involved in planning and conducting an excavation are discussed in detail, from the initial non-invasive survey and site-walking through to processing and recording finds on site. You can learn how to locate buried archaeology through map regression and the study of aerial photographs; walk a site to sample the finds turned up by farming; or take part in a comprehensive site survey using the latest geophysical technology. With over 300 photographs and illustrations, this is an invaluable practical handbook on fieldwork techniques.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780857232922
Publisher Anness Publishing
Contributor By (author) Christopher Catling
Publication Date 2013-12-01
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 128
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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This is a beginner's guide to unearthing the past. It is an invaluable tool for amateur archaeologists with 300 step-by-step photographs, maps and illustrations from excavations around the world. This is the ultimate hands-on resource for new enthusiasts, students and volunteer archaeologists attending their first dig. It is a practical and professional guidebook to every aspect of in-the-field archaeology. It is packed with detailed illustrations and information to take you from beginner to advanced level. It features how-to photographic sequences of field surveys and excavations, plus guidance on handling and recording finds. It features step-by-step tuition and case studies to prepare student and amateur archaeologists for on-site experience. This illustrated practical guide to archaeology is perfect for anyone with a passion for the past. The varied techniques involved in planning and conducting an excavation are discussed in detail, from the initial non-invasive survey and site-walking through to processing and recording finds on site. You can learn how to locate buried archaeology through map regression and the study of aerial photographs; walk a site to sample the finds turned up by farming; or take part in a comprehensive site survey using the latest geophysical technology. With over 300 photographs and illustrations, this is an invaluable practical handbook on fieldwork techniques.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9780857232922
Publisher Anness Publishing
Contributor By (author) Christopher Catling
Publication Date 2013-12-01
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 128
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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