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Video – US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: August 29th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

While large features like the Houston-LeCompt cellar offer a great deal of information on the buildings that once stood on the site, some small features can highlight the daily activities of its occupants. In this video, Dovetail Lab Manager Kerry Gonzalez discusses a small roasting pit once used to prepare food. She also helps to answer a question archaeologists get asked every day: what happens to all of the artifacts once they leave the field?