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Archaeology Assignment 1

ulscuss how naLural process and envlronmenL condlLlons affecL Lhe preservaLlon of
archaeologlcal records lllusLraLlng your answer wlLh reference Lo a wlde range of
archaeologlcal slLes
Introduction
When looklng for archaeologlcal record you always flnd LhaL Lhe records are affecLlng by naLural process
and envlronmenL condlLlons Lhe changes may or may noL preserve Lhe records so man made sLrucLure
may be consLrucLed Lo preserve Lhese records

Egypt
@he envlronmenL ls forever changlng ln LgypL Lhe weaLher has become a huge facLor ln Lhe bulldlng
sLrucLure especlally ln souLhern LgypL where Lhe cllmaLe has change over Lhe pasL 000 years ln
souLhern LgypL a famous Lemple of neferLarl had fallen lnLo decay" Lhe neferLarl ls among oLher
famous Lombs whlch lay wlLhln Lhe valley of Lhe klng (Schulz 8 MaLLhlas S and A ParLwlg001
qypt tbe wotlJ of tbe pbotoobs Calro Amerlcan unlverslLy ln Calro resspg303) @he cosL Lo preserve
Lhese archaeologlcal records ls beglnnlng Lo be more dlfflculL due Lo eroslon Lhey have Lo be
reconsLrucLed so Lhe money Lo do Lhls has Lo be funded (Schulz 8 MaLLhlas S and A ParLwlg001
qypt tbe wotlJ of tbe pbotoobs Calro Amerlcan unlverslLy ln Calro resspg303 306)
@he envlronmenL has masslve lnfluence on Lhe organlc maLerlal Lhey musL be LreaLed qulckly and sLored
properly because lf exposed Lo Lhe alr could deLerloraLe (Schulz 8 MaLLhlas S and A ParLwlg001
qypt tbe wotlJ of tbe pbotoobs Calro Amerlcan unlverslLy ln Calro resspg303)

utton Hoo
SuLLon Poo Suffolk was dlscovered on Wednesday 14 !une 1939" (Schulz 8 MaLLhlas S and A
ParLwlg001 qypt tbe wotlJ of tbe pbotoobs Calro Amerlcan unlverslLy ln Calro resspg480) lL was
a shlp burlal and Lhe condlLlon dld noL favour Lhe shlp wreck burlal @he preservaLlon of Lhe lron work
was rusLed lron oxlde Look place on Lhe lnLerlor and exLerlor of Lhe shlp burlal @hey used dlfferenL
Lechnlques Lo reconsLrucL Lhe shlp burlal phoLographlc coverage was used Lo capLure Lhe deslgn and
paLLerns of Lhe lron work LhaL was sLlll preserved wlLhln Lhe lnLerlor and exLerlor of Lhe shlp burlal @he
paLLern on Lhe ouLslde of Lhe shlp burlal was all Lhe same Lhls allowed Lhe reconsLrucLlon of Lhe shlp
doable ln some parL of Lhe shlp Lhe condlLlon underground kepL Lhe preservaLlon of Lhe wood lnLacL
Lhe Llmber LhaL made up Lhe chamber roof" was ln perfecL condlLlons " (Schulz 8 MaLLhlas S and A
ParLwlg001 qypt tbe wotlJ of tbe pbotoobs Calro Amerlcan unlverslLy ln Calro resspg484)

indow man
CondlLlon varles dependlng on dlfferenL Lypes of solls eaL bog and weLlands ls a perfecL place Lo flnd
archaeologlcal records due Lo Lhe ground Lhe elemenL do noL roL so Lhey are well preserves records ln
lLs naLural form lL's noL Llll lL's found and expose Lo Lhe alr LhaL Lhe condlLlon may affecL lL ln Cheshlre
Lngland a prehlsLorlc man was found ln a peaL bog no daLe was glven Lo when lL was found lL only glve
Lhe monLh (augusL) @he man was name Llndow man afLer Lhe peaL bog lL was found ln hls body had
been well preserve Lhe only Lhlng LhaL change was hls halr colour



yearLgypL @he World Cf pharaohs



http://www.jstor.org/stable/3032823 Lindow man
through a natural disaster the aracheology records are preserve pomp
http://sutton-hoo.org.uk/Iurther-inIo/visiting-sutton-hoo.htm stutton hoo

http://www.scribd.com/doc/44911613/Ireland-s-Prehistoric-Beginnings Irish wetlands
@he wood on Lhe shlp was noL preserved very well lL was frlable (easlly broken and crumbly)

http://www.oxIordreIerence.com/views/ENTRY.html?entryt265.e243&srn1&ssid677381582
&authstatuscode202#FIRSTHIT oxIord deIinition

http://cat.lamp.ac.uk/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi whole inIo on Egypt book
http://www.ebookpublishing.us/downloads/prophecy1.pdI look at