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
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).
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