In our April session we learned all about stratigraphy – that’s all the different layers in the soil that helps us to understand how archaeological sites developed, the age of different layers and helps us to tell the story of what happened. 372 more words
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What is an Open Area Excavation? - Basse Yutz Bronze Wine Flagons, Moselle, France - Hacilar, Turkey
What is an Open Area Excavation?
An Open area excavation, (also called open excavation, or stripping) is where a large area is stripped of its topsoil and the underlying archaeology is exposed. 919 more words
Camels often sit down mighty painfully. Perhaps their joints creak. Perhaps early oiling might prevent permanently hazardous aging. Or perhaps these sentences are just simple mnemonics and we are trying to remember the names of the geological periods. 878 more words
What is Battlefield Archaeology?
Battlefield archaeology is the study of areas where battles have taken place. This can be in a city, town, along a river, near the coast or in open areas and fields. 959 more words