By Heather Burke
The following, in a single quantity, is every thing it is important to behavior fieldwork in archaeology greater than two hundred charts, checklists, graphs, maps and diagrams sincerely illustrate tips on how to layout, fund, learn, map, checklist, interpret, picture, check - and write up - your fieldwork. completely complete, The Archaeologist's box instruction manual is designed for each type of archaeological perform - from easy web site recordings to expert consultancies - for someone who desires to checklist history websites responsibly. This hands-on guide presents step by step directions on tips on how to adopt and effectively whole every kind of fieldwork.
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Don’t let that happen to you. Here is a checklist for you to think about: • Label every piece of paper you handle, explaining what it is and put your name and the date on it. • Acquire a notebook for each job—and label it, with title, your name and the date of use. The small stitched books are best, as you are not tempted to tear pages out. Yes, you’ll end up with a box of half-empty notebooks, but at least you’ll be able to find them when you need to. An obsolete disk or inadequate pro-forma will not give you the information you need in six months’, let alone six years’, time.
W PREPARING FOR FIELDWORK 17 • Never take field notes or fill in recording forms with a felt-tipped pen, because this will run if dampened. • Highlighter pens, all water-based markers and soft-lead pencils are also unacceptable. • Instead, use a ballpoint pen, a hard lead pencil, permanent pens, or ink-filled technical drawing pens. • Avoid recycled paper for your notes and forms, as this is less chemically stable. Also avoid colour-stock paper, sticky tape and post-it notes, as these will all deteriorate over time.
Archaeologist's Field Handbook by Heather Burke