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Burial Terminology A Guide for Researchers

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ISBN-10: 0759108412

ISBN-13: 9780759108417

Edition: 2005

Authors: Roderick Sprague

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Reference guide establishing a standard terminology for archaeologists to use to describe burials and grave goods. Visit our website for sample chapters!
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List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 8/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Catherine Holder Spude is a retired archaeologist with the National Park Service. She is the author ofSin and Grace: The True Story of Skagway’s Underworldand has published articles in theJournal of Historical Archaeology,Arctic, andAlaska History. Robin O. Mills is an archaeologist with the Bureau of Land Management in the Fairbanks District Office. His articles have appeared in theJournal of Historical Archaeology and Arctic Anthropology. Karl Gurcke is a historian with the National Park Service at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. He is the author ofBricks and Brickmaking: A Handbook for Historical Archaeology. Roderick Sprague is a professor emeritus of anthropology at…    

Historical background
The field guide
Discussion of the classification
Form of disposal
Body preparation
Orientation, alignment, and facing
Grave goods or inclusions
Disposal container
Description of disposal area
Data recording