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About cartarchaeology

We are the County Archaeological Research Team, part of the Archaeology and Collections Branch, Resource Management Division, Fairfax County Park Authority. We are tasked with understanding and managing the cultural resources on Park land throughout Fairfax County.

Getting Artifacts Clean in the CART lab

by Daphne Ahalt – CART Assistant Lab Director This week’s blog post is a review of the procedures used in the CART lab to wash artifacts recently excavated in the field. The word “wash” is a bit misleading because not … Continue reading

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Virginia Archaeology Month

How’s this to soothe a teething baby, eeesh! twitter.com/fairfaxparks/status/1057262137431744517

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Virginia Archaeology Month – Corduroy Roads

Two amazing finds that occurred so close together. It was an honor to work on these projects. twitter.com/fairfaxparks/status/1056977756322443264

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Virginia Archaeology Month

Some recent work at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. An amazing place! twitter.com/fairfaxparks/status/1056897252776644608

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Virginia Archaeology Month Day 28.

One of my favorites. It’s amazing when you find something so intact! https://www.facebook.com/142790805778753/posts/2023270957730719/

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Virginia Archaeology Month Day 27.

One of thousands of amazing artifacts recovered from Old Colchester. https://www.facebook.com/fairfaxcountyparks/photos/a.152013334856500/2023264627731352/?type=3

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More Virginia Archaeology Month

Data, data, data. twitter.com/fairfaxparks/status/1055961052817559553

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