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Archeological Sites

Finding An Archeological Site

Besides drawing on information from large archeological sites such as Stonehenge and Angkor Wat, archeologists must also rely on data from a myriad of much smaller sites if they are to construct an accurate interpretation of the economic, environmental, and ideological factors that governed occupation of the larger sites. In many cases, the only evidence of human occupation must come from the remnants of seasonal campsites, and artifacts such as stone tools or bones.

In order to efficiently sample sites within a region and locate very small sites, archeologists have developed a variety of ground-survey and remote-sensing techniques.


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