Peter Drewett's comprehensive survey explores every stage of the dig process, from the core work of discovery and excavation to the final product: the published archaeological report.
Main topics covered are:
how an archaeological site is formed
finding and recording archaeological sites
planning excavations, digging the site and recording the results
post-fieldwork planning, processing and finds analysis
interpreting the evidence
publishing the report.
Illustrated with 100 photographs and line drawings, and using numerous case studies, Field Archaeology is the essential introductory guide for archaeology students, and is certain to be welcomed by the growing number of enthusiasts for the subject.