Finding Archaeology Sites

One of the questions I’m often asked is how archaeologists find sites. While there is no one particular way, sometimes it is as simple as just using a shovel to dig holes while being guided by our experience and education. For example, in 1997 I participated in archaeological testing of the area around Bird Cove […]

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During the summers of 1973 and 1974 Dr. Robert McGhee and Dr. James Tuck, both then professors at Memorial University of Newfoundland, surveyed a large portion of the southern Labrador coast from the Quebec/Labrador border up to Red Bay. They found or relocated 13 sites including a number of important archaeological sites such as the […]

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