Philip Barker's research while affiliated with London Deanery and other places

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Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques - at once authoritative and stimulating - was immeadiately hailed as the standard work and is one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals.


... Archaeological excavation is a destructive process, making on-site recording paramount for documenting archaeological features and allowing the preservation of a site by record (Barker 1993). Textual and photographic records, drawings, material culture, environmental remains, and soil samples often constitute the only remaining evidence of excavated sites (Barker 1993, 162). ...