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An Archaeological Overview of the Historical Town of London, Edgewater, Anne Arundel County, Maryland (1996)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Bonnie L. Persinger. James G. Gibb.

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A Wealth Of Data From The Lives Of The Poor – Wringing All The Information Out Of A Historic Archaeological Site (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Mara Kaktins.

When presented with the opportunity to fully excavate a site or feature, especially in an area of such historic importance as Philadelphia, there is an obligation to maximize the amount of information you can extract from the dirt.  Preservation conditions within a privy associated with the First Philadelphia City Almshouse were excellent, warranting a careful methodological approach to recover as much data as possible.  The anaerobic contexts within the water-logged feature yielded thousands of...