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The changing pattern of archaeological excavation in England; as reflected by the Excavation Index

  • Andrew Sargent (a1)

The Excavation Index, a national index of excavations compiled by the Royal Commission, makes it possible to generate some statistics on the changing pattern of English archaeology, as reflected in the number and periods of sites dug.

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