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The Idea of the Past
1.2.1 Greece and Rome
1.2.5 Antiquarian eldwork
1.2.8 Science and Romanticism
1.3.2 Typology
1.4.1 Evidence for human antiquity
1.5.1 World prehistory
1.6.1 Greece and Rome
1.6.2 Egypt and Mesopotamia
BOX 2.1 Sampling in landscape survey
BOX 2.2 Cropmark formation
BOX 2.4 Airborne topographic survey: LiDAR
surveying
BOX 2.5 Geophysical survey techniques
BOX 2.6 Geophysical survey responses
2.6 CONCLUSIONS
Excavation
3.1.1 The concept of strati cation
3.1.2 General Pitt Rivers
3.1.4 Mortimer Wheeler
3.1.6 The future of excavation
BOX 3.2 Stratigraphic recording
3.2.1 Dating strati cation
3.3.1 Excavation, ethics and theory
3.3.2 Selection of a site
3.3.4 Background research
3.4 EXCAVATION STRATEGY
3.4.1 Forms of sites
3.4.3 Contexts and features
3.4.4 Structures and materials
3.4.5 Standing buildings
3.4.6 Reconstruction
3.5.1 Recording
3.5.3 Publication and archiving the
4.1 BACKGROUND
Dating the past
at typology and cross-dating
4.3 HISTORICAL DATING
4.3.1 Applying historical dates to
4.4.1 Geological timescales
4.4.2 Climatostratigraphy
4.4.3 Varves
4.4.4 Palynostratigraphy
4.4.5 Dendrochronology
4.5 ABSOLUTE TECHNIQUES
4.5.1 Radioactive decay
4.5.2 Radiocarbon dating
radiocarbon date
revolution
4.5.6 Uranium series dating
4.5.7 Fission-track dating
4.5.8 Tephrochronology
4.5.9 Luminescence dating
4.5.10 Electron spin resonance
4.6 DERIVATIVE TECHNIQUES
4.6.2 Obsidian hydration dating
4.6.3 Archaeomagnetic dating
4.8 CONCLUSIONS
5.1 THE NATURE OF SCIENCE
5.3 CLIMATE
5.4 THE GEOSPHERE
5.4.1 Geology
5.4.2 Soils
5.5 THE BIOSPHERE
5.5.1 Plants
5.5.2 Animals
5.5.3 Fish
5.5.4 Shells: archaeomalacology
5.6 HUMANS
5.6.1 Burials
of human remains
5.6.3 Diet
5.6.4 Movement and migration
5.6.5 Genetics and DNA
analysis
5.7.2 Stone
5.7.3 Ceramics
5.7.4 Metals
5.8 CONSERVATION
5.8.1 Ancient objects
archaeological sites
5.9 STATISTICS
5.10.1 Artefacts
5.10.2 Sites and structures
5.11 CONCLUSION
6.1.1 Too much knowledge?
6.2.2 Culture history
6.3.1 The New Archaeology
postmodernism
6.5.1 Agency, structuration and
6.5.2 Archaeologies of identity
6.5.3 Gender
6.6.2 Archaeology and the State
‘Experience’
6.6.5 The antiquities trade
6.6.6 Archaeology in the media
6.7 CONCLUSION
GLOSSARY
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
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