Teamwork

Archaeology, from prospection to excavation, to analysis, to conservation, to exhibition, is a multidisciplinary undertaking that requires coordinated contributions from many people with many different skill sets. Beckett and Conlogue highlight the paleoimaging team, consisting of paleoimagers and paleoimaging interpreters; however, they make the observation that there are very few people who are specialized in either area. Thus, this volume plays an extremely important role in developing the paleoimaging team, as it provides a common language that radiologists, archaeologists, biological anthropologists, and radiological technicians can use. A common language leads to effective communication and helps coordinate efforts to achieve a common goal.

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