Dictionary of Artifacts

Dictionary of Artifacts

By: Barbara Ann Kipfer (author)Hardback

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Containing close to 3,000 words and definitions, Dictionary of Artifacts is an indispensable reference for anyone working within the field of archaeology. * Entries detail artifact's classification and typology; raw materials; methods and techniques of creation; principles and techniques of examination and identification; and instructions for the care and preservation of specimens. * Along with a headword and definition, pronunciations, synonyms, cross-references, and the category/categories also accompany each entry * Drawings, photographs, and extensive annnotated bibliography are included for more complete comprehension

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About Author

Barbara Ann Kipfer is a lexicographer and archaeologist and has a PhD in linguistics from the University of Exeter and a PhD in archaeology from Greenwich University. She is the author of the 7,000 headword Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2000) and The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion (Blackwell, 2007).

Contents

Preface. Entries.

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781405118873
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9781405118873
  • weight: 790
  • ISBN10: 1405118873

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