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Excavating Occaneechi Town: An archaeology primer

From the UNC Research Laboratories of Archaeology

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Excavating Occaneechi Town: An archaeology primer

Republished with permission from the Research Laboratories of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Archaeology Primer uses photographs of the excavations at Occaneechi Town to introduce fundamental concepts of archaeology. The primer provides an introduction to the methods of archaeology and to some common types of artifacts, and prepares students to participate in an electronic archaeological dig.