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Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site of Canada

Photo Album: Archaeological Excavation at Prince of Wales Fort

A field crew excavates on the ramparts at Prince of Wales Fort using trowels, dust pans and buckets Archaeologists dig back in time. A field crew excavates on the ramparts at Prince of Wales Fort using trowels, dust pans and buckets.
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A crew member looking at 18th Century artifacts found in the screen Excavated soil is screened to discover small artifacts like 18th century beads, broken ceramic and animal bone fragments.
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Artifacts are mapped before they are removed from the excavation units A different kind of map: artifacts are mapped before they are removed from the excavation units.
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Field crew member holding a large piece of a stoneware jug after it was mapped. Broken dishes are an exciting discovery! Field crew member holding a large piece of a stoneware container after it was mapped.
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