Therefore, when taken collectively, these elements constitute the feature.
Other examples of features could include postholes, storage pits, middens, caches, areas used for stone flaking, collapsed dwellings or burial grounds.
Ethnology is considered a branch of cultural anthropology. Haviland et al., Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, a division of Thomson Learning, 2005) F Faunal Remains: These are most often the hard tissues of birds, fish and animals that survive as archaeological objects.
G Geology: The science concerned with the origin, evolution and structure of the earth.
Geomorphology: The branch of geology concerned with the origin, evolution and physical features of the surface of the earth.
Botany: The science concerned with the study, classification, structure, ecology and economic importance of plants. C.: Abbreviation for “Before Christ.” When used as a suffix to a date, it indicates the number of years prior to the traditional date of the birth of Christ that an event occurred. The expression is intended as a non-denominational dating system. P.: Abbreviation for “Before Present.” Used in the context of radiocarbon dating, the expression refers to the years before 1950. Context: The immediate environment of an archaeological object including its association with other objects and features and its position within the stratigraphy of the site.
C Cache: A pit or mound of stones used to store or hide food or tools. Cultural Anthropology: The study of the habits and customs, behaviour, thought and feelings of human groups.
(Based on answers.com, Copyright © 2006 Answers Corporation) Ethnography: The detailed descriptive study of a particular contemporary culture, based mainly on observation and research conducted on location.
Ethnography is considered a branch of cultural anthropology. Haviland et al., Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, a division of Thomson Learning, 2005) Ethnohistory: A type of historical ethnography.Archaeological Site: A place or area where tangible evidence of human activity of historical, cultural or scientific interest is or was located on, above or below the ground, whether submerged or not.The identification, recovery and interpretation of this evidence can be carried out using archaeological research methods.Attribute: A property or quality of any archaeological object such as the length of a projectile point, the hardness of a potsherd or the colour of a bottle fragment. Ceramic: See Pottery Conservation: All actions or processes that are aimed at safeguarding the fundamental characteristics of a cultural resource in order to preserve its heritage value and extend its physical life.B Biology: The science concerned with the structure, function, distribution, adaptation and evolution of all living organisms including both plants and animals. E.: Abbreviation for “Before Common Era.” When used as a suffix to a date, it indicates the number of years prior to the traditional date of the birth of Christ (or the beginning of the Christian era) that an event occurred. or “of the Christian era” and is intended as a non-denominational dating system. A listing of events in the order of their occurrence. This may involve “preservation,” “rehabilitation,” “restoration” or a combination of these actions or processes.E Environment: The sum of the external conditions and influences that surround an object or living organism, particularly the ecological and social milieu in which people work and live.