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Site identification The garden attendant heaped a pile of the garden soil at an angle, made a gravel path or planted a brush kind of plant in the soil. After some years, somebody else comes and build a pig sty in that area then goes away. The line of the above events is what is termed as archaeological records or sequences. It is by analyzing this records that archaeological excavation will enable making interpretations and evaluations. The excavation analysis will indicate that the O horizon layer of the soil is sometimes thin and thick depending with the type of soil. Older and foreign soils will have a thick layer of organic soil necessary for vegetation growth. Subsoil is the soil rich in minerals may have leached from A to E type of soil horizon. Parent rock is all the Earth’s deposit where soil came from. Actually, this is not real soil and it is located below horizon C. Soil has been very significant to mankind’s development. It is the job of archaeologist to study soils and soil components. Purposes of these artifacts Soil has been very important to mankind. In particular, it is essential for agriculture and settlement. Many of the people who used the soil in various places, left marks in this soils. These marks are very essential to archaeology. The artifacts, objects, treasures and other things discovered will help explain and comprehend the peoples’ previous occupations. The treasures may be discovered by farmers, builders, trove hunters as well as archaeologists themselves. The soils will differ in characteristics and composition. These soils will have different capabilities to hold objects and treasures. It is shown that
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