Field Archaeology

Below are our articles on the subject of Field Archaeology. If you can’t see what you are looking for our other categories are displayed on the left under ‘Our Quick Links’…

Archaeological Excavation

The excavation on an archaeological site is the digging bit. Archaeologists use a variety of tools and techniques for excavating a digging site….

Archaeological Surveying

Walking over a field looking for artefacts and noting the surrounding geology might not sound like science but a new branch of archaeology is leading the way in…

Be a Volunteer Archaeologist

Work alongside professional archaeologists as a volunteer at excavation sites, search for rock art, learn ground survey, and assist in the restoration of historic……

Finding Archaeology Sites

How does an archaeologist know exactly where to dig? Bringing 120 people to the middle of a remote desert to excavate for a lost city and then finding nothing but the……

Geophysical Surveys

Geophysical probing on archaeological sites is a rapid, non-invasive, non-destructive data gathering method that does not disturb the site….

Tools of the Archaeologist

In the archaeological laboratory, technicians are using microscopes, x-ray machines, performing chemical analysis experiments, re-photographing with infra-red,……

Types of Archaeological Data

Archaeologists compile two kinds of data to record the archaeological record: The physical, material data, known as artefacts, and its accompanying descriptive……

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