The Archaeologist's Field Handbook

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook

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The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural heritage management projects. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook presents firmly grounded (pun intended!), essential, practical archaeological techniques and clearly elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. A wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists show in vivid detail how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is an indispensable tool for new and aspiring archaeologists as they venture into the field.Use a line level to make sure that the string is hora€” izontal. Once you have established this, fix a tape measure to the string baseline with clothespins. Ad Draw the datum line lightly onto your graph paper or drafting film as a horizontal lineanbsp;...

Title:The Archaeologist's Field Handbook
Author:Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Larry J. Zimmerman
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2008-10-09


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