Archaeology Laboratory Inc. -- Pawtucket,
helping in a little way to document human history. That's kind of a
grandiose way to put it, but I guess that even identifying a little
campsite where someone stopped for 15 minutes to work on a stone tool
before traveling onto another spot -- that to me, is important. . .
When I find something that is potentially important, or something that
seems to be an exciting find, or that just needs more investigation,
we slow the pace down a bit. We open up a larger area. We do more careful
excavation. A lot of detail. A lot of mapping, measuring, photographing
-- that kind of thing -- which is all very necessary because as we excavate
away, we take the site with us."
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I see myself as a leader of a group of archaeologists who gets the
tools and starts discovering knowledge."
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