Plastic pipes in field archaeology

23rd May 2014

Peter White and the 1988 Hawker Team

Introduction*

Stan Florek using a plastic metre square to sample at Hawker (published in Australian Archaeology 33:63).

Stan Florek using a plastic metre square to sample at Hawker (published in Australian Archaeology 33:63).

Stemming, no doubt, from the ‘fix it with fencing wire’ school of Australian bushcraft, Australian archaeologists have not been slow to employ various appliances in ways doubtless unconsidered by their makers. We report here on a lightweight set of materials which can make the field archaeologist’s burdens considerably lighter.

*Note that an abstract was not included with this paper, and so the introductory paragraph has been included here instead of the abstract.

White, J. and the 1988 Hawker Team
Plastic pipes in field archaeology
December 1991
33
63
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