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CLST 129 Lecture Notes - Lajjun, Fire Pit, Cay

Classical Studies
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CLST 129

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Week 16 Lec 2 Jan 30
11:53 AM
Desert kite
o Heads are 50-100 m in diameter
o Tails are m's to km's long
o Petrogliph, ncient piece of art shows us it was used for hearding animals
o Put on slight hills, pen not vissible when going up hill
Lejjun = Legion
o Name suggested a roman legionary camp was here
o Shadow site
o Ground at different heights because of what's underneath the ground (annomuly's)
o Go up it the sky when big shadows prduced you will be able to see the shadows on the
o Walls that are straight willcause a straight line, a ditch will cause a small dot
Soil mark site
o Ground has been ploughed, flat surface
o Scattered what was beneath the ground abouve the ground
o Above the pit dark rich soil comes up
o Fire pit has sent up charcol and cay fragments
o Diff colours appear
Crop mark site
o Ploughed and planted crops
o Crops grow diffrently over different remains
Oblique photograph better for pictoral effect and perspective
o Big pictuer
o Up to 90* out side of plane
Virtical picture
o Staright down
o Better for making plans/maps
o Getting scales
Water shots
o You need still shallow clear water
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