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L' Earthwork de l'Esquerda. Un experiment sobre processos de formació

Author(s): Peter J Reynolds ; Imma Ollich i Castanyer ; Montserrat de Rocafiguera i Espona ; Imma Ollich i Castanyer ; María Ocaña i Subirana ; Montserrat de Rocafiguera i Espona

Year: 1998

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L'esquerda earthwork is an experiment about erosional and depositional processes, that is placed next to the iberian and medieval site of L'Esquerda. The experimental project on the site started in 1991.

The construction of a ditch-and-bank structure allows the study of erosional, sedimentary, vegetable colonisation, and final stabilisation patterns. This is a critical information for archaeologists to test their data about ditches and other earthwork structures in prehistoric and historic times.

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L' Earthwork de l'Esquerda. Un experiment sobre processos de formació. Peter J Reynolds, Imma Ollich i Castanyer, Montserrat de Rocafiguera i Espona, Imma Ollich i Castanyer, María Ocaña i Subirana, Montserrat de Rocafiguera i Espona. In Experimentació Arqueologia sobre Conreus Medievals a L'Esquerda (1991-1994). Pp. 145-151. Barcelona. 1998 ( tDAR id: 423801)


Earthworks post depositional process

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Newest Era

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Contact(s): EXARC Experimental Archaeology Collection Manager

Record Identifiers

ExArc Id(s): 11045


Rights & Attribution: The information in this record was originally compiled by Dr. Roeland Paardekooper, EXARC Director.

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America