Animal Bones and Archaeology

Recovery to archive
Historic England (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 1. Juni 2019
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 96 Seiten
978-1-84802-555-4 (ISBN)
This handbook provides advice on best practice for the recovery, publication and archiving of animal bones and teeth from Holocene archaeological sites (ie from approximately the last 10,000 years). It has been written for local authority archaeology advisors, consultants, museum curators, project managers, excavators and zooarchaeologists, with the aim of ensuring that approaches are suitable and cost-effective. The objectives are to

highlight zooarchaeological considerations in project planning;

provide recommendations for zooarchaeological recovery, assessment, analysis, reporting and archiving;

provide guidance on minimum standards
  • Englisch
  • Swindon
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  • Großbritannien
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
91 Figures
  • Höhe: 276 mm
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  • Breite: 219 mm
978-1-84802-555-4 (9781848025554)
Polydora Baker is a Senior Zooarchaeologist for Historic England. Fay Worley is a Zooarchaeologist for Historic England.
1. Introduction to animal bones from archaeological sites
2. Planning for animal bones in archaeology
3. Best practice for implementing excavation and post-excavation procedures
4. Practitioner's guide to good practice
Case studies
Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Anatomical location
Where to get Historic England advice
Online supplements

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