This much-enhanced new edition of the highly accessible guide topractical archaeology is a vital resource for students. Itfeatures the latest methodologies, a wealth of case studies fromaround the world, and contributions from leading specialists inarchaeological materials analysis.
* New edition updated to include the latest archaeologicalmethods, an enhanced focus on post-excavation analysis and newmaterial including a dedicated chapter on analyzing humanremains
* Covers the full range of current analytic methods, such asanalysis of stone tools, human remains and absolute dating
* Features a user-friendly structure organized according tomaterial types such as animal bones, ceramics and stone artifacts,as well as by thematic topics ranging from dating techniques toreport writing, and ethical concerns.
* Accessible to archaeology students at all levels, with detailedreferences and extensive case studies featured throughout