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Record keeping has always been fundamental to making sense of what we unearth as archaeologists. Its something of a truism in archaeology that excavation is destruction and so we must record what we’ve found so that others can see what was once there.
Of course excavation is also discovery but many of the discoveries we make come after the end of the dig in post-excavation. And its only by meticulous recording of everything we find that we – and future generations – can make sense of it all.
Our aim is to be able to recreate the position and composition of every feature, layer and find in three dimensions long after the…
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