curating archaeological collections from the field to the repository archaeologist s toolkit

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Curating Archaeological Collections

Author : Lynne P. Sullivan
ISBN : 0759100241
Genre : Social Science
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Introduction to curation and preservation of archaeological materials. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Archaeologist S Toolkit Curating Archaeological Collections From The Field To The Repository

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ISBN : OCLC:57742073
Genre : Antiquities
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Author : Charles Robin Ewen
ISBN : 0759100225
Genre : Social Science
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How can you ensure that you are learning everything your artifacts have to teach you? Ewen explores a variety of methods and techniques used to prepare, protect, and analyze artifacts once they are in the lab. In brief, user-friendly sections, he outlines the basic principles of identification, classification, quantification, data manipulation, and analysis. Students will find that Ewen's suggestions point out fruitful areas of analysis, yet do not dictate the researcher's approach. Examples drawn from 16th century Spanish sites in the Americas introduce students to the hows and whys of archaeological lab work. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Archaeological Survey

Author : Brian Leigh Molyneaux
ISBN : 9780759116221
Genre : Social Science
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Introduction to field survey and mapping methods for archaeologists.

The Archaeologist S Field Handbook

Author : Heather Burke
ISBN : 9780759112278
Genre : Social Science
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The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural heritage management projects. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook presents firmly grounded (pun intended!), essential, practical archaeological techniques and clearly elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. A wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists show in vivid detail how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is an indispensable tool for new and aspiring archaeologists as they venture into the field.

Presenting The Past

Author : Larry J. Zimmerman
ISBN : 075910025X
Genre : Social Science
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Using the right media, archeologists can and must educate and excite the people who need their information. Larry Zimmerman's earnestly engaging guide to reporting archaeological findings argues that communication is one of archaeology's primary tasks. He offers advice on working with colleagues, identifying audiences, and creating dynamic, jargon-free prose. He offers easy pointers for developing and writing effective CRM reports, conference papers, and articles in general-interest magazines. Students will benefit from Zimmerman's frank advice about citations and style, as well as his discussion of diverse audiences. Practicing archeologists will learn much from the discussion of electronic media and new ways to reach non-academic audiences.


Author : Kristin Dee Sobolik
ISBN : 0759100233
Genre : Social Science
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An introduction to the study of biological, osteological, and botanical remains on archaeological sites.

A Consumer S Guide To Archaeological Science

Author : Mary E. Malainey
ISBN : 1441957049
Genre : Social Science
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Many archaeologists, as primarily social scientists, do not have a background in the natural sciences. This can pose a problem because they need to obtain chemical and physical analyses on samples to perform their research. This manual is an essential source of information for those students without a background in science, but also a comprehensive overview that those with some understanding of archaeological science will find useful. The manual provides readers with the knowledge to use archaeological science methods to the best advantage. It describes and explains the analytical techniques in a manner that the average archaeologist can understand, and outlines clearly the requirements, benefits, and limitations of each possible method of analysis, so that the researcher can make informed choices. The work includes specific information about a variety of dating techniques, provenance studies, isotope analysis as well as the analysis of organic (lipid and protein) residues and ancient DNA. Case studies illustrating applications of these approaches to most types of archaeological materials are presented and the instruments used to perform the analyses are described. Available destructive and non-destructive approaches are presented to help archaeologists select the most effective technique for gaining the target information from the sample. Readers will reach for this manual whenever they need to decide how to best analyze a sample, and how the analysis is performed.


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ISBN : IND:30000100552573
Genre : Cultural property
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Curating Human Remains

Author : Myra Giesen
ISBN : 9781843838067
Genre : Social Science
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The difficult and sensitive issue of how museums and other repositories should treat human remains in their possession is here addressed through a number of important case studies.

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