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Unformatted text preview: i. Ethical Reasons for Sampling (Preservation) Excavation Destructive; Protect Sites for Future ii. Prohibitive Costs of Study Can not excavate entire sites, Finite Budgets Sum: Arch study small sample of sample of materials 3. Complex Formation of Archaeological Sites A. Behavioral Processes (acquisition, manufacture, use, deposition); Differential Deposition: Fort Ross sea otter bones; Magazines in Landfills B. Transformational Processes (Post-Depositional) Taphonomy of Materials; Natural Agents (decay, erosion); Human Agents (plowing, looting, etc.)...
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- Spring '09