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Unformatted text preview: site f.ii. E.G. layer of ash from a volcanic eruption, layer of silt from a widespread flood, layer of mud from a mudslide, larger area of fill, burned layer g. Archaeological survey g.i. Locating and identifying archaeological sites in an area (may or may not involve digging) h. Rules of excavation (from WOBST) h.i. Dont excavate h.i.1. Because excavation destroys the site h.i.2. Study artifacts that have already been excavated h.i.3. Remote sensing: satellite photo h.i.4. Aerial laser-scanning (LIDAR) imaging through forest cover h.i.5. Magnetometer h.i.6. Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) h.i.7. Surface collection h.ii. No two excavations are exactly alike i. Deciding how to excavate is important...
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- Spring '08