When you need a skull, where do you go?
August 8, 2012 7:46 PM Subscribe
How do archaeologists know where to dig?
posted by burnfirewalls to Science & Nature (20 answers total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
Today I read this
BBC article about fossil evidence supporting the notion that multiple species of human co-existed millions of years ago.
How do archaeologists figure out where to start digging? Especially for sites that do not have locations in written record? The mind boggles at the probability of randomly hitting paydirt.