Animal Bones and Archaeology

    SubTitle

    Recovery to archive
    Animal Bones and Archaeology large image 1
        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        15 Jan 2019
        12521448
        12521448

        Main Summary

          This handbook provides advice on best practice for the recovery, publication and archiving of animal bones and teeth from Holocene archaeological sites (ie from approximately the last 10,000 years). It has been written for local authority archaeology advisors, consultants, museum curators, project managers, excavators and zooarchaeologists, with the aim of ensuring that approaches are suitable and cost-effective. The objectives are to ● highlight zooarchaeological considerations in project planning; ● provide recommendations for zooarchaeological recovery, assessment, analysis, reporting and archiving; ● provide guidance on minimum standards

          Additional Information

          Author

          Fay Louise Worley
          Polydora Baker

          Author Information

          Polydora Baker is a Senior Zooarchaeologist for Historic England.
          Fay Louise Worley is a Zooarchaeologist for Historic England.

          Publishing Status

          Forthcoming

          Size

          276mm

          Number of Illustrations

          0

          Number of Pages

          96

          ISBN

          9781848025554

          Contents

            Preface 1. Introduction to animal bones from archaeological sites 2. Planning for animal bones in archaeology 3. Best practice for implementing excavation and post-excavation procedures 4. Practitioner's guide to good practice Case studies Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Glossary Anatomical location Acknowledgements References Where to get Historic England advice Online supplements Index

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