Category Archives: Archaeological Survey

Mapping and Drawing

by Colleen Boyle – CART Archaeological Technician Recording field notes is one of the most important things archaeologists do in the field. Field notes often represent the final record of what was excavated, as archaeological excavation is an inherently destructive … Continue reading

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Phase I Archaeological Survey

by Erica D’Elia – Assistant Lab Director If you have been following our biweekly updates you already know that the CART team is hard at work surveying a new site. But you might not be familiar with what this entails. … Continue reading

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Survey Work at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

By Erica D’Elia – Assistant Archaeological Laboratory Director In late March, CART archaeology began a survey at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park (ECLP) over approximately one acre designated for experimental planting to restore native forests by the Fairfax County Park Authority, … Continue reading

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