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date: 17 October 2021

off‐site archaeology 

Source:
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
Author(s):

Timothy Darvill

[Th]A model of regional archaeological structure proposed by Robert Foley in 1978 that questions the idea that human behaviour is spatially confined to what archaeologists refer to as ‘sites’. His basic hypothesis, widely accepted, is that due to a number of factors the archaeological record is spatially continuous and that its structure may be described in terms of variable artefact density across a landscape.... ...

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