TITLE

Writing archaeology: site reports in context

AUTHOR(S)
Hodder, Ian
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
Antiquity;Jun89, Vol. 63 Issue 239, p268
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As it is written in site reports today, the modern language of archaeology is not a handsome tongue, efficient though it may be at conveying neutral data (another horrid word). Are there lessons to be found in the beguiling style of site reports from a couple of centuries ago? And is there more to their charm than antiquarian romance?
ACCESSION #
15809473

Tags: ARCHAEOLOGY & history;  ANTIQUITIES;  EXCAVATIONS (Archaeology);  ANTIQUARIANS

 

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