Identifying and Delineating Building Locations on Low-Density Sites Using a Metal Detector
Author(s): Sarah Grady
Smithsonian citizen scientists have surveyed several 18th and 19th century sites using conventional archaeological methods along with a metal detector as a non-invasive way to explore site structure. The mapped metal detector hits we get are used as a proxy for evidence of buildings and help identify and delineate building locations and in relation to one another.
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Identifying and Delineating Building Locations on Low-Density Sites Using a Metal Detector. Sarah Grady. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 2014 ( tDAR id: 437070)
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