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HOW ARCHEOLOGISTS WORK

Methods of archaeologists very far away from the tunnels the days of Herculaneum; and obvious progress compared with the beginning of the twentieth century, when bona fide, but poorly equipped diggers attacked the mounds with shovels, wheelbarrows and hundreds of hired workers, in the calculations which was a system of “baksheesh” — everyone who found any valuable thing paid for it at the market price.

The scientific approach of Modern excavations is highly scientific, carefully controlled and is an expensive affair. Due to high costs and ever-increasing demands for scientific accuracy, the excavation can now be described as the mobile scientific laboratory, where highly qualified specialists in various fields combine their efforts, working in the field. Prior to modern archeological expedition are five main tasks: area survey, excavation, finds recording, interpretation and publication of reports. In the first place, every new excavation site should be surveyed for miles around; you need to learn as much as possible about the topography and history of the surrounding area. Continue reading

Mysterious discoveries
On Earth, almost no white spots. But almost every year we read about sensational finds made by archaeologists. About the most mysterious of them, secrets which are yet to be…

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Discovered unique archeological finds beneath the temple
In November-December 2015 was held the reconstruction of the building Staff OBOK "inspection for protection of the cultural heritage site of Kursk region" on separate sites of the Church of…

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Open Kostroma archaeologists in the twenty-first century
Archaeological exhibition "trail of secrets" in the Art gallery of Kostroma Museum-reserve. The exhibition presents the results of the latest archaeological research on the territory of Kostroma region. Fund "Archaeology"…

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