Essay on Archaeology and What It's All About
work in the field is what the public sees. What they do
not see is the painstaking research performed in a laboratory setting.
Of the two, the work done in the field is more often publicized,
especially the aspects that support reverie about romance, glamour,
perhaps buried treasure, and travel. The fruitful and unspectacular
work of laboratory analysis and description, the library and museum
research, the historical scholarship, and the financing receive less