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Author Collis, John, 1944 May 19-

Title Digging Up the Past [electronic resource] : An Introduction to Archaeological Excavation / John Collis.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [1996]


Description 1 online resource (192 pages)
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Summary This concise, readable, and well-illustrated introduction to the methods of excavation describes the basics behind a technique that is essential for every variety of archaeology. This invaluable guide presents new ideas on excavation techniques and challenges traditional approaches to site organization and recording. Practical solutions to procedural and interpretive problems are recommended and the impact of computerization and other technical innovations are addressed. The history and development of archaeological excavation as it provides a background to the methods employed today is also noted. Filled with practical common sense, this is illuminating reading for amateur and professional archaeologists alike.
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Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Britain.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Archaeology -- Fieldwork.
Great Britain -- Antiquities.
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Other Form: Print version: Collis, John, 1944 May 19- Digging up the past. Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 2001. 0750927372 (DLC)2003427759
ISBN 9780750954181 (e-pub)
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