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On the last day of the official field school, the find of the season emerged.
Along the angled line on the trench floor (above) excavation uncovered a narrow wooden beam. The darker deposits are night soil, fecal matter. Students (right) work in the privy. (Courtesy Brooklyn College)
Discussion Question: Why are privies so important to archaeology?
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