Tag Archives: flotation

In Review: Some of our Blog Post Links

Interested in archaeology? There is a lot of information even on this website alone. Looking for something specific, here are some past blog posts that might be of interest. Artifacts Typologies Buttons Eighteenth Century Buttons and More on Eighteenth Century … Continue reading

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The Process of Water Screening at OCPP

by Jean Cascardi –¬†CART Crew Chief A little over a month ago one of our loyal volunteers, Emiko, reported on a tiny seed bead she had found while picking through materials in the CART lab. Many of you may be … Continue reading

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Macro-botonicals at Old Colchester Park & Preserve

By Julianne Powers – Lab Archaeologist & CART¬†Archeobotony When archaeologists dig, they often take soil and flotation sample in addition to looking for artifacts. These are usually close to a gallon in volume (think the size of a gallon of … Continue reading

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