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Archaeology tools

Any tool that is used to facilitate excavation work at archaeological dig sites.

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Archaeology tools

probe

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A probe is inserted into the soil to determine soil depth.

line level

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A line level is a small level, located on the top of a string pulled taut. The string is attached to a datum point. A line level determines the depth below the datum point.

file

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A file is used to sharpen other tools, such as shovels, trowels, etc.

trowel

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A tool that are used to remove the topsoil of a site; a trowel is also used to create flat profiles.

gloves

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

Gloves are used to protect the hands during digging and excavation.

shovel

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

A tool that is used to dig, by lifting dirt from the excavation area.

graph paper

Archaeology; Archaeology tools

For archeologists, graph paper is used to map the digging and excavation area.

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