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Archaeology : introductory guide for classroom and field

Author: Ellis E McDowell-Loudan
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2002.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis E McDowell-Loudan
ISBN: 0130908444 9780130908445
OCLC Number: 47755886
Description: x, 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: How Do We Do Archaeology? 18 --
How Do We Know Where to Dig? 18 --
How Do We Know How Deep to Dig? 28 --
Chapter 2 Bringing Out Your Inner Archaeologist 34 --
Chapter 3 How Do We Know Where to Dig? 41 --
Site Survey and Sampling 46 --
Research Design 51 --
Some Surface Collection Techniques 52 --
Subsurface Sampling 54 --
Chapter 4 How Do We Begin? 57 --
Chapter 5 The Excavations: How Do We Dig Archaeologically? 61 --
Tools of the Trade 61 --
Dig? 63 --
Procedures for Creating a Site Grid 64 --
Triangulation 67 --
Dig! 72 --
What Is a Feature? What Do We Leave in Situ? 83 --
How Do We Know How Deep to Dig? 84 --
The Backfill Blues 85 --
Chapter 6 The Laboratory 89 --
Record Sheets 93 --
The Function of the Record Sheets 94 --
Artifact Bags and Boxes 101 --
Dishpan Hands, Eyestrain, and "White-Out" Blues 102 --
Storage and Discard 105 --
Sample-Drying and Preparation for Testing 106 --
The Field Notebook and Sample Record Sheets 107 --
Chapter 7 Analysis at Last! 110 --
Chapter 8 Archaeology Today: The Big Picture 116 --
Archaeology Education Today 122 --
Whose Archaeology Is It? 124 --
Appendix Archaeological Forms 129 --
New York State Prehistoric Archaeological Site Inventory Form 130 --
New York State Historic Archaeological Site Inventory Form 132 --
New York State Building/Structure Inventory Form 135 --
Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia State Library Archaeological Survey Site Record 139 --
Commonwealth of Virginia, Virginia State Library Archaeological Survey Site Record Map 141 --
D.C. Consortium of Universities, Potomac River Valley Archaeological Survey Ecological Information 142 --
D.C. Consortium of Universities, Potomac River Valley Archaeological Survey Daily Field Notes in Archaeology 143 --
Cortland County, New York Archaeological Survey Level Report 144 --
Cortland County, New York Archaeological Site Survey Stratigraphic Profile Sheet 145 --
Cortland County, New York Archaeological Survey Forms Wall Profile or Plan View of Floor of Excavation 146 --
Cortland County, New York Archaeological Site Survey Feature Record 147 --
Cortland County, New York Archaeological Survey Artifact Inventory Sheet 148 --
35 CO 30: 1996 Level Report 150 --
35 CO 30: 1997 Artifact Inventory 151 --
Analysis of Soil Acidity (PH) for Archaeology 152.
Responsibility: Ellis E. McDowell-Loudan.

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