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The practical archaeologist

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This reference to the world of modern archaeology provides a practical understanding of what archaeology is, how archaeologists work, and how they interpret the evidence they find.;This revised edition focuses on such critical new developments as: CAT scans, DNA analysis and facial reconstruction; computers and archaeology, including virtual reality reconstruction of buildings and pyramids; spectacular royal burials at Sipan; advances in the study of diet, including the chemical composition of human bones and food residues on vessels; new dating technologies; satellite and ground surveys, and what they reveal about Maya lifeways; new analyses of the Sutton Hoo ship burial, including "sand ghosts"; the latest ideas on megaliths and studies of the bones they contain; and techniques of underwater archaeology. Very good condition, with a few yellow highlights to some of the back pages. Owner inscription on inside cover.

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Author(s):
Jane McIntosh
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0500281815
ISBN-13:
9780500281819
Number of pages:
1869
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The Practical Archaeologist: How We Know What We Know About the Past

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This reference to the world of modern archaeology provides a practical understanding of what archaeology is, how archaeologists work, and how they interpret the evidence they find.;This revised edition focuses on such critical new developments as: CAT scans, DNA analysis and facial reconstruction; computers and archaeology, including virtual reality reconstruction of buildings and pyramids; spectacular royal burials at Sipan; advances in the study of diet, including the chemical composition of human bones and food residues on vessels; new dating technologies; satellite and ground surveys, and what they reveal about Maya lifeways; new analyses of the Sutton Hoo ship burial, including "sand ghosts"; the latest ideas on megaliths and studies of the bones they contain; and techniques of underwater archaeology. Very good condition, with a few yellow highlights to some of the back pages. Owner inscription on inside cover.

Author(s):
Jane McIntosh
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0500281815
ISBN-13:
9780500281819
Number of pages:
1869
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Title:
The Practical Archaeologist: How We Know What We Know About the Past

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