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Book: The Five-Minute Archaeologist in the Southern Levant

Chapter: 6. How are sites chosen?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.27852


How archaeologists find archaeological sites and on what basis do they decide where in these sites they will excavate are questions that lay people often ask. How can an archaeologist know where to excavate and find such interesting artifacts?

Chapter Contributors

  • Aren Maeir ( - amaeir) 'Bar-Ilan University'