archaeological excavation methods

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This category is used to index statements on archaeological excavation methods (e.g., Wheeler-Kenyon method, block method); what type of tools were used during excavation; whether or not strata were excavated in natural or arbitrary levels; whether or not the soil was screened, and if so, what size mesh was used; whether or not soil samples were taken for specialized analysis, etc.

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