Dictionary of Artifacts

Dictionary of Artifacts

Author(s): Barbara Ann Kipfer

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405118873

Online ISBN: 9780470690901

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690901

About this Book

Containing close to 3,000 words and definitions, Dictionary of Artifacts is an indispensable reference for anyone working within the field of archaeology.


  • Entries detail artifact's classification and typology; raw materials; methods and techniques of creation; principles and techniques of examination and identification; and instructions for the care and preservation of specimens.
  • Along with a headword and definition, pronunciations, synonyms, cross-references, and the category/categories also accompany each entry
  • Drawings, photographs, and extensive annnotated bibliography are included for more complete comprehension

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