By Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS), Amanda Bowens
Underwater Archaeology: The NAS consultant to ideas and perform offers a accomplished precis of the archaeological procedure as utilized in an underwater context.
- Long awaited moment variation of what's popularly known as the NAS guide
- Provides a realistic advisor to underwater archaeology: the way to get entangled, easy rules, crucial suggestions, venture making plans and execution, publishing and offering
- Fully illustrated with over a hundred drawings and new color pix
- New chapters on geophysics, old study, images and video, tracking and upkeep and conservation
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Extra info for Archaeology Underwater: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice
Archaeologists who work under water should have the same attitude to the available evidence as those who work on land and should have a familiarity with other areas of archaeological research. Since archaeology under water is not fundamentally different from archaeology on land, the standards applied should be no less stringent. WHAT IS NOT ARCHAEOLOGY UNDER WATER? ) Whereas archaeology is the collection of information, salvage is the collection of material for its monetary value. The salvor’s role of returning lost material to trade is a valid activity but it can conflict with archaeology when that material represents surviving clues about the past.
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2 On the banks of the River Usk in central Newport, Wales, the well-preserved remains of a Tudor ship were discovered. (Photo: Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology) Work conducted in the early years of the discipline recovered far less evidence about the past than can be recovered today. This is because early archaeologists unwittingly destroyed information that could have been retrieved with modern techniques. While it is too late to do very much about that loss of evidence, it serves as an important reminder that archaeologists of the future may look back on the work of today’s archaeologists in the same way.
Archaeology Underwater: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice by Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS), Amanda Bowens