“Digging Deep” by Eric H. Cline— Answering Questions

Cline, Eric H. “Digging Deeper: How Archaeology Works”,  Princeton University Press, 2020.

Answering Questions

Amos Lassen

Archaeologist Eric H. Cline has conducted fieldwork around the world, from Greece and Crete to Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. In “Digging Deeper”, Cline answers the questions that archaeologists are most frequently asked: “How do you know where to dig? How are excavations actually done? How do you know how old something is? Who gets to keep what is found? How do you know what people from the past ate, wore, and looked like?” This volume has been adapted from Cline’s “Three Stones Make a Wall” and is filled insights and practical advice about what archaeology really is and how it works making it an essential primer on the art of the dig.

Cline answers these and other common questions about archaeology. It is meant for non-specialists with an interest in archaeology.

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