Site reports are fundamental sources in the academic field of archaeology. A site report will tell you the specific information about an excavation: the location; the size; the artifacts and features uncovered; dating; floor plans, etc. Most site reports also include drawings and photographs.
Site reports are published in a variety of formats: monograph (book); peer-reviewed journal article; peer-reviewed online database.
To find site reports published as books in Primo, our online catalog, try the following strategies:
Searching by keyword
Words to try along with a country or city name, region and/or type of site or name of a specific group of people:
Searching for specific sites
The name of the archaeologial site is usually a "Subject Heading." Select the Subject search option in Primo and enter the site name. Here are some examples:
When you search article databases, simply add the word "excavation" to your query!