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By James Delgado

Best archaeologist and consummate storyteller James Delgado takes readers on a rollicking deep-sea dive into his hugely strange life's paintings: finding and exploring the world's most famed shipwrecks.

Colorful characters, close to misses, and the fun of status — or floating — in history's footprints make for a hugely unique examine the interesting heritage and glittering bounty underneath the waves.

Included are bills of Pearl Harbor, the colossal, and Bikini Atoll, website of the world's first nuclear exams.

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Special deposits and associated elements Complete skeletons, partial skeletons and bone concentrations were found in both settlements. Counting all identified bones from a complete skeleton would result in an overrepresentation of this species. Not counting skeletons at all would ignore the presence of the animal altogether. In most cases, a skeleton or group of bones from one individual was counted as a single bone, and is represented in the tables in this study as one fragment. Animals that were buried complete have not been used for food.

52 Roymans 2004, 12-13; Roymans/Derks 1994, 14. 47 Van Enckevort/Thijssen 2003, 71. 53 Van Es 1981, 194. 54 The use of sacrificial animals in the temples meant that livestock had to be supplied from the surrounding settlements. 55 1 . 4 . 3 p roductio n : rural settleme n ts The rural settlements in the Eastern Dutch River Area were usually small, with only one to a handful of farmhouses. Continuity from the Late Iron Age is observed at many rural settlements. The typical farmhouse found in these settlements was the byre house, housing man and livestock under one roof.

1 . 4 . 58 The first half of the 1st century AD was a period during which both this knowledge and money itself spread rapidly through the Dutch River Area. Batavian soldiers and ex-soldiers played a crucial role in this process. At this time, Batavian troops were stationed in Germania Inferior. During visits to their home villages, part of their army wages would be left behind. Roman coins dating to this period are frequently found in rural settlements. More crucial is that the soldiers would pass on their knowledge about how money could be used.

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