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A Few Common Archaeological Definitions

Archaeology – the study of human past through material remains. Artifact – an object that has either been created, modified, used or affected by human beings such as projectile points, ceramics, glass, and nails. Context – an artifact’s or feature’s … Continue reading

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CART Bi-weekly

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Found an Artifact or Site?

by Elizabeth S. Paynter – CART Lab Director Moving any artifact without careful excavation impacts the ability to understand our past. The exact location and direction of an artifact including the depth at which it was found is significant. Other … Continue reading

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CART Bi-Weekly Update

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Indian Fest Today!!!

Come join us at Riverbend Park for the annual Indian Fest!

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Honey, I Shrunk the Artifacts

by Avery Jones – Archaeological Intern I began volunteering here just under a month ago. I have since begun an internship which will fulfill the last 2 credits I need to earn a B.S. in Anthropology from James Madison University. … Continue reading

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Virginia Indian Festival

Please join CART and other groups at the Virginia Indian Festival: Saturday 9 Sept. 2017

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