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Archaeology

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Archaeology The study of past cultures and the way people lived based on objects left behind.
Artifact Man-made object that gives clues to past culture.
Conservation Specialized cleaning an d treatment given to artifacts to ensure their survival.
Culture The unique customs, beliefs and art of an group of people.
Deed A legal document stating ownership.
Ecofact A natural object such as pollen of a seed.
Excavate To expose or uncover by digging.
Feature an item people made or used that cannot be moved such as foundation walls and brick walkways.
Historic site A place where people who kept written records once lived.
Kiln A special type of oven used to bake clay and at high temperature.
Pottery objects molded from clay and hardened with the heat.
Prehistoric Site A place where human activity occurred before written records were kept.
Sieve A mesh screen or strainer which allows small particles to pass through,holding back larger particles.
Survey To take measurements of a tract of land.
Zooarchaeology An archaeologist who studies animal bones found on archaeological sites.
Created by: htraynor06