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2008-08-07 14:27:49 UTC

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We happened upon an archaeological dig in progress and managed to be there for a public tour. The site is worked just a few weeks each year, followed by months of lab work. Most of the field work is done by volunteers. I guess there's a surplus of trained archaeologists.