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Archaeology
the scientific study of past human cultures by analyzing the material remains (sites and artifacts) that people left behind.
Artifact
any object made, modified, or used by people.
Assembledge
artifacts that are found together and that presumably were used at the same time or for similar or related tasks.
Ceramic
pottery, fired clay
Chronology
an arrangement of events in the order in which they occurred.
Debitage
the by-products or waste materials left over from the manufacture of stone tools.
Feature
a type of material remain that cannot be removed from a site such as roasting pits, fire hearths, house floors or post molds
In situ
in the original place
Level
an excavation layer, which may correspond to natural strata. Levels are numbered from the top to bottom of the excavation unit, with the uppermost level being Level 1.
Lithic
stone, or made of stone.
Material Remains
artifacts, features and other items such as plant and animal remains that indicate human activity.
Midden
an area used for trash disposal
Prehistoric
the period of time before written records; the absolute date for the prehistoric period varies from place to place.
Site
a place where human activity occurred and material remains were deposited.
Strata
many layers of earth or levels in an archaeological site (singular stratum).