The Archaeologist's Laboratory

The Archaeologist's Laboratory

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This text reviews the theory, concepts, and basic methods involved in archaeological analysis with the aim of familiarizing both students and professionals with its underlying principles. Topics covered include the nature and presentation of data; database and research design; sampling and quantification; analyzing lithics, pottery, faunal, and botanical remains; interpreting dates; and archaeological illustration. A glossary of key terms completes the book.In my original analysis of a lowintensity survey of Wadi Ziqlab, northern Jor- dan in 1981, 1 treated 1 kmx 1 km quadrats ... that occurs on Terra Rossa, or the area of all Terra Rossa soil in the quadrat that occurs within 200m of any Iron Age site.

Title:The Archaeologist's Laboratory
Author:E.B. Banning
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-04-11


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