Painted bottles similar to those from Period IIIb at Tell el-Ful were found in a refuse pit
at Hazor along with large quantities of Persian period sherds (ibid.
Additionally, one refuse pit
and four burials were found in Horizon I.
The depression, it turned out, came not from some ancient dwelling but from a refuse pit
dug during the Soviet era.
Pattantyus; Bruno Genito; and Mauro Cremaschi), three summarize archaeological site excavations (the description of a Koros settlement at Endrod-Oregszo1ok 119 by Janos Makkay, a Linear Pottery culture refuse pit
and burials, also by Makkay, and the description of an Avar settlement and cemetery near Gyomaendrod by Istvan Erdelyi), two deal with the vertebrate and fish remains from Endrod 119 (by Sandor Bokonyi and Istvan Takacs respectively), and a final paper by Iren Juhasz describes a new Avar period runic inscription from Szarvas.
In their excavations, the team discovers shards of clay statues everywhere - on rock slopes, in ancient refuse pits
and in open spaces.
By introducing air and water into the refuse pits
, operators can speed decomposition to the point where a site's capacity essentially never declines.
Features 14, 15, and 18B are interpreted as possible storage or refuse pits
WRASSE wrestling has been a seaside hit since our prehistoric angling ancestors smacked their lips over fat ballans - Britain's most common wrasse - and dumped the bones in refuse pits
for us to excavate.
s first municipal streetcleaning service in Philadelphia in 1757 -- just about the time households were beginning to dig refuse pits
instead of tossing garbage out of windows and doors.
These structures were made of wood and daub, but all that remains today are post-holes, wall foundation trenches, refuse pits
alongside the walls and other pits further away from the houses.
The distribution of the storage and refuse pits
, around each dwelling rather than in a central communal location, tends to argue for autonomous economic behaviour of each household rather than for some central pooling of resources, evidence in good accord with egalitarian economic relationships postulated for coeval sites on the East European Plain (Soffer 1985).
Excavation of refuse pits
at the Mexican sites provides as more specific inventory of the early formative diet, the investigators note.