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Archaeology tools

Any tool that is used to facilitate excavation work at archaeological dig sites.

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Archaeology tools

graph paper

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

For archeologists, graph paper is used to map the digging and excavation area.

File

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A file is used to sharpen other tools, such as shovels, trowels, etc.

Line level

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A line level is a small level, located on the top of a string pulled taut. The string is attached to a datum point. A line level determines the depth below the datum point.

Probe

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A probe is inserted into the soil to determine soil depth.

Brush

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

Brushes are used once artefacts are found to gently brush away the remaining dirt found on the artefact itself.

Trowel

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A tool that are used to remove the topsoil of a site; a trowel is also used to create flat profiles.

Screen

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A screen is used to sift through dirt to help find artifacts.

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