Goods, graves, and scholars: 18th-century archaeologists in Britain and Italy
A number of intellectuals in the field of archaeology during the 18th century held different views regarding the ethics associated with archaeological excavations, such as those at Pompeii and Herculaneum. Sir William Hamilton, British envoy at the Court of Naples in Italy and a strong critic of the excavations, believed that the methods used by workmen in the diggings were erroneous, although his own behavior was sometimes inconsistent with the views he expressed to others.
Publication Name: American Journal of Archaeology
Opening Franco's graves
Details of mass grave exhumations of people killed and buried during the regime of Francisco Franco in Spain is presented. History behind the mass killings, techniques used for exhumation, and government policies regarding investigation of mass graves are also highlighted.
Publication Name: Archaeology
Medieval Britain and Ireland in 1998
This article describes the over 300 archaeological sites investigated in Britain and Ireland in 1998. Members of research groups, related conferences, a subject index for the text, and research details are given.
Publication Name: Medieval Archaeology
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