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Tree ring dating
dendrochronology
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An office-based search of historical and existing archaeological records about a site
desktop study
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Plots of archaeological finds either on a site or across a region which are analysed to determine the behaviour that caused them
distribution patterns
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Literally a series of 'humps and bumps' on the surface that indicate the buried remains of buildings, boundaries and field systems
earthworks
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Natural material that is of archaeological interest. It could include human remains, food waste or environmental material such as pollen or snails. In contrast to 'artefacts'.
ecofacts
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Studying modern groups of people to understand the behaviour that leads to particular patterns of deposition
Ethnoarchaeology
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Observation-based study of modern social groups
ethnography
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Relative dating based on the evolutionary sequence in which mammals have developed
faunal dating
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An office-based search of historical and existing archaeological records about a site

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desktop study

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Plots of archaeological finds either on a site or across a region which are analysed to determine the behaviour that caused them

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Literally a series of 'humps and bumps' on the surface that indicate the buried remains of buildings, boundaries and field systems

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Natural material that is of archaeological interest. It could include human remains, food waste or environmental material such as pollen or snails. In contrast to 'artefacts'.

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