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
Barbara Ann Kipfer has a Ph.D. in Archaeology from Greenwich University. She is the author of the 7,000-headword Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology (2000). Kipfer has worked as a lexicographer for more than 25 years and is the author of more than 30 books.
Acknowledgments. Introduction. 1. Classification and Typology. 2. Forms and Records. 3. Lists and Checklists. 4. Mapping, Drawing, and Photographing. 5. Measurement and Conversion. 6. Planning Help. 7. Resources. Appendix: Abbreviations and Codes.