(References: McIntosh 22 and 12-13)
- What things might an archaeologist do before beginning an
- What does a geophysical survey detect?
- Why might it be more useful to take aerial photographs in the
early morning or late afternoon?
- What are crop-marks? Why might they be useful to the
Excavation (References: McIntosh 22-23)
- Explain the following terms: site, features, layers, find, plans,
- Make an illustrated list of archaeological tools, explaining how
each tool might be used.
- Explain the different ways that an archaeologist might record the
excavation? Why is recording such an important process.
Dating (References: McIntosh 54-5)
- Identify and explain three different methods used by
archaeologists to date objects.
Conservation (References: McIntosh 38-41)
- What is the purpose of conservation? Explain the view that
conservation is largely about controlling the environment of what is
to be conserved.
- What is the 'golden rule' of all restoration and repairs?