"Where Did That Come From?" Accessioning Methods utilized on the excavation of the CSS Georgia.
Author(s): Clinton P Brooks
Accessioning artifacts from the excavation of the CSS Georgia present unique circumstances in that the requirements placed by the methods of excavation combined with the sheer scale and size of material necessitate specialized strategies in place to quickly and efficiently. Due to the changing archaeological phases as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, necessitating a complete excavation of the site, a progression from small artifact recovery to mechanized recovery a plan was put in place to adapt to the increased scale. This material must be accurately recorded in a timely manner to ensure the proper conservation of the CSS Georgia and future studies of the associated materials. The methods focused on structuring teams of individuals in sorting of artifacts as well as proper recording to give an accurate picture of what was recovered from the site.
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- SHEP: The Archaeology Of The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project •
- Society for Historical Archaeology 2016
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"Where Did That Come From?" Accessioning Methods utilized on the excavation of the CSS Georgia.. Clinton P Brooks. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434948)
United States Civil War 1861-1865
min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;