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

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

14. How are measurements taken and why?

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

Eric Welch [+-]
University of Kansas
Eric Welch is Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas.

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Archaeology is fundamentally a destructive science and therefore, its practitioners must make every effort to thoroughly document their discoveries. This brief essay describes the types of measurements archaeologists record as they document their excavations.

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Welch, Eric. 14. How are measurements taken and why?. The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 51-54 Sep 2016. ISBN 9781781792421. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=27861. Date accessed: 25 Jun 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.27861. Sep 2016

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