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law of superposition
lower layers are older than layers above. objects embodied in layers below must be older than objects embodied in layers above
law of association
where older layers are crosscut by geological features, the intruding layers must be younger
excavation
the uncovering of archaeological remains through removal of soil and other materials
site
precise location of remains of post human activity
survey
physical examination of a geological region in which permanent sites are likely to be found
artifact
object completely created and intelligently shaped by human or near human activity
assemblage
artifacts and structures from a particular time and place
mode of production
process of acquiring energy
productivity
the quality of being productive
efficiency
the quality of being efficient