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By Howard Williams

ISBN-10: 0198753535

ISBN-13: 9780198753537

This quantity addresses the connection among archaeologists and the lifeless, during the many dimensions in their relationships: within the box (through sensible and criminal issues); within the lab (through their research and interpretation); and of their written, visible and exhibitionary perform - disseminated to a number of educational and public audiences. Written from a number of views, its authors deal with the Read more...


This ebook is ready how archaeologists take care of the lifeless, and the way the traditional lifeless in flip have an enduring impact upon us. It questions the aim of operating with human continues to be, not only within the UK, Read more...

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Twenty-four hour security ensured that entry was strictly regulated and tours were only given to professional colleagues. During the erection of the fence there was some interest, and even some verbal hostility, towards construction workers by local residents. Yet this rapidly decreased and the site soon became a concealed private place within a public landscape. The visibility of the excavation work was also controlled; the site was surrounded by high residential buildings and work took place under large white marquee tents.

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