The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion
ISBN: 1405118865
EAN13: 9781405118866
Language: English
Pages: 467
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Spiral
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Book Overview
The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion is the only current one-volume collection of the practical information and material needed by archaeologists doing fieldwork. Designed as a literal companion to fieldwork: a concise informational toolkit to be carried into the field Provides lists and checklists, planning help, recording and measurement charts and tables, analysis and classification guides, information on drafting and artifact drawing, abbreviations, sample forms, and legislation concerning archaeological fieldwork Offers additional information for processing research, such as a guide to research publication and an extensive bibliography for further resources An invaluable aid not only to students undertaking fieldwork for the first time, but also to seasoned archaeologists
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion is the only current collection of the practical information and material needed by archaeologists doing fieldwork. Specifically designed as a one-volume resource to be carried into the field, this concise informational toolkit provides detailed sections on classification and typology, creating forms and records, measurement and conversion, mapping, drawing, and photographing, and help with planning, along with a section of lists and checklists, and a resources section containing information on relevant associations and publications, the law and ethics relating to archaeology, and where to buy supplies. A final section contains extensive lists of abbreviations. This rich compendium of crucial tools will be an invaluable aid not only to students undertaking fieldwork for the first time, but also to seasoned archaeologists.