QoD: What is a Context Sheet?

Welcome to Questions of Doom. In this series, we answer your questions about Archaeology and our shared heritage.

Today we examine the sometimes intimidating ‘Context Sheet’.

Archaeosoup Towers Sample Context Recording Sheet:

Here's a sample Context Sheet which I'll be referring to in the upcoming QoD video. It's difficult to make a…

Posted by Archaeosoup on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Harris Matrix: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nNjQQA69kE&feature=plcp

 

 

 

 

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