ERIC Number: ED104675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: N/A
Field Manual for Museums. Museums and Monuments, XII.
Hak, Abdul; And Others
This manual is intended to provide museum staff throughout the world with basic information needed in organizing field work and adding to their collections, to help museums by stimulating research, and to encourage research personnel to bring a rigorously scientific approach to their investigations. Various specialists in archaeology, ethnography, and natural sciences have described the techniques and methods they have devised and successfully used themselves. This manual contains the following ten papers: (1) Introduction; (2) General remarks concerning the organization of expeditions; (3) Standard methods of field documentation; (4) The techniques of archaeological excavation; (5) Prospecting methods in archaeology; (6) The recovery, removal and reconstruction of skeletal remains--some new techniques; (7) Hints for ethnographers; (8) Field work techniques in geology and mineralogy; (9) Field work techniques in botany; and (10) Field work techniques in zoology. Illustrations, photographs, tables, and bibliographies are also included. (TK)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Botany, Educational Facilities, Environmental Education, Ethnology, Field Studies, Geology, Guides, Museums, Research Methodology, Science Education, Social Sciences, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).