Archaeological Finds: Excavating, Processing and Storing

Archaeological Finds: Excavating, Processing and Storing

By: Norena Shopland (author)Paperback

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This companion volume to the author's phenomenally successful "Archaeological Finds": a Guide to identification first explains the depositional process and thn provides guidelines for the three main steps of excavation, processing and storing. In particular attention is paid to how each material -- whether leather, tin, earthenware, porcelain etc. is best processed. Information ranges from the best types of bags to use to the correct way to fill out the documentation. In short, this is an essential handbook for any student or any amateur involved in archaeological excavation or fieldwork.

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About Author

Norena Shopland completed her Masters degree in Artefact Studies on an English Heritage Scholarship which was awarded for her to continue her work on artefacts. This book and the earlier companion volume are the results of that scholarship.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780752435886
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780752435886
  • weight: 350
  • ISBN10: 0752435884

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