The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

8. Why not dig the whole site?

The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant - Cynthia Shafer-Elliott

Aren Maeir [+-]
Bar-Ilan University
Aren Maier is Professor of Archaeology at Bar-Ilan University.

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Unless a site is about to destroyed to due to modern development (such as the construction of buildings, roads, etc.), the modern practice and ethics of contemporary archaeologists does not allow the complete excavation of an ancient archaeological site. Here are some reasons why.

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Maeir, Aren. 8. Why not dig the whole site?. The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 32-33 Sep 2016. ISBN 9781781792421. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27855. Date accessed: 19 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27855. Sep 2016

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