Urban archaeology with relevant case studies

This is an overall presentation of all aspects of practicing archaeology in urban settings. These include legal context, excavation methods, recording protocols, and documentation.

Urban archaeology with relevant case studies
Urban Archaeology
General information
Basic problems and definitions
A short history of urban archaeology
Peculiarity of reseach
Examples of simple stratigraphy and its analysis
Legal framework
Health and safety
Terminology
Basic definitions
Stratification units
Units of stratigraphical analysis
Analysis of the sample section
Characteristics of stratigraphy of urban sites
Exercises
Exercises
Selected elements of research strategy
Research strategy
Pre-excavation research
To fence or not to fence?
Localisation of examined places and measurement works
Remaining elements of strategy research
Exercises
Exercises
Research procedures
Exploration
Separation of stratigraphical units
Role of cuts / interfaces in the stratigraphical analysis
Identification of object units of stratification
Wooden architecture in urban sites
Research on masonry architecture
Urban archaeology – „step by step” of the archaeological reserch
Exercises
Principles of gathering of relics
Monuments and properties
Documentation and interpretation of discoveries
Descriptive documentation
Drawing documentation
Archivisation and preparation of research results
Publication of research results
Exercises
Exercises
Bibliography
Case Study Museum of London Archaeology
Introduction
Case Study – Number One Poultry
Technical Discussion
Conclusion
References
Case Study Museum of London Archaeology - Further Reading
Further Reading
Case Study: Merida - managing Emerita Augusta
Introduction
From Emerita Augusta to Merida
Archaeology in Merida until 1993
A model of urban archaeology
Conclusion
References