Parrot, Andre., 'Discovering Buried Worlds' 1955 English edition transl ed
Edwin Hudson, SCM Press Ltd : London
from translation of 'Decouverte des mondes ensevelis' 1954 mentions digs in
1920's Near East
>From: Taff Simon <[log in to unmask]>
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>Subject: [BRITARCH] Old excavation techniques/PoW's at Chesters
>Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 13:23:40 -0700
>Does anyone know whether in the period c.1920 -50 whether any field manuals
>were produced? Did the excavations in this time frame generally evolve
>organically on the ground, in a rather ad hoc fashion? I remember as a
>student reading about people like Mortimer-Wheeler and Arthur Evans - did
>they ever write a "How to excavate a site" type book?
> Whilst on a retro-digging thread, can anyone point me in the direction
>of anything on Italian and German Prisoners of War digging on the bridge
>at Chesters Roman Fort, c.1946-7? Or any other instances of this source of
>labour on archaeological sites?
> Many thanks,
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