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The Xingu Ethnoarchaeological Project

Excavation Trench's (ET) are labeled across the site.  Click on the links below to view profile drawings of individual ET's.  Photographs of work at the site and related ethnographic research are featured below.  Right-click on each image to view a larger size.

   |   ET02   |   ET03   |   ET04   |   ET05   |   ET08-09   |   ET10


Block excavation overview
Features within block excavation

Remains of modern burned house Post-hole features removed from block excavation

Prehistoric cooking area featuring prehistoric "undagi" or "fire-dogs" Modern cooking area featuring metal "undagi" or "fire-dogs"

Examining soil core samples Test Pit excavation with soil core

© 2008 Michael J. Heckenberger