Chapter 19. Post-Fieldwork Analysis and Archiving

  1. Amanda Bowens BA, MA

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302875.ch19

Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice, Second Edition

Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bowens, A. (ed) (2008) Post-Fieldwork Analysis and Archiving, in Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice, Second Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302875.ch19

Editor Information

  1. The Nautical Archaeology Society, Fort Cumberland, Fort Cumberland Road, Portsmouth, PO4 9LD, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175920

Online ISBN: 9781444302875

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Keywords:

  • post-fieldwork analysis and archiving - post-excavation work, time-consuming, and expensive;
  • handling material and keeping records;
  • post-fieldwork treatment of survey work - maps, plans and sections;
  • finished drawings of field-recording - finished illustrations from section drawings and site surveys;
  • specialist analysis;
  • producing archaeological archive;
  • concept of ‘site-archive’ - all evidence gathered during fieldwork

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Handling Material and Keeping Records

  • Post-Fieldwork Treatment of Survey Work

  • Specialist Analysis

  • Interpretation and Gathering Supporting Evidence From Other Sources

  • Producing an Archaeological Archive

  • Further Information