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Data Collection by Excavation

Roger White.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 9797 words.

This article examines the collection of archaeological data by excavation. It points out that in order for the raw data of artefacts and other material remains to be useful to...

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Mastering Materials

M. S. Tite.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 10915 words.

This article examines materials analysis in archaeology. It explains that the ultimate goal of materials analysis in archaeology is to understand the human exploitation of the environment...

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Measuring the Passage of Time: Achievements and Challenges in Archaeological Dating

A. M. Pollard.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 10164 words.

This article examines achievements and challenges in archaeological dating. It explains that archaeological dating has made huge strides since the ‘archaeological atomic bomb’ was detonated...

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Technologies

Marcia-Anne Dobres.

in The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology

March 2009; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 11402 words.

This article examines the paradigmatic and methodological history of technological research in Anglo-American and European archaeology. It provides examples of the study of European Middle...

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