Before completing this assignment, be sure to read the following lecture notes: https://msu.edu/~aarondan/methodsofarchaeology.htm.
Based on the lecture notes about the methods of archaeology, what are the eight steps to successfully excavate an artifact?
What is a feature? Give an example of an artifact that is a feature and of an artifact that is not a feature, and explain why they are classified as such.
Your team found a single pot shard near some trees in the dig site, the only artifact discovered during your dig. You estimate this shard to be from around 100 B.C. What are two methods you might use to confirm this estimate and why did you choose them?