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dry screening
CATEGORY: technique
DEFINITION: The sieving of excavated soil and sediment through (usually) 1/4-inch mesh, to recover artifacts not found in excavation.
screening
CATEGORY: technique
DEFINITION: The passing of excavated matrix through a metal mesh to recover artifacts and larger ecofacts.
water screening
CATEGORY: technique
DEFINITION: The application of water under pressure to force sediments through screens.

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