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We have created a catalogue of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). In the FAQ section are answers to some of the questions archaeologists are most often asked, arranged by topic. If you want to know the meaning of a particular archaeological term, please check our online Glossary.

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Career Path

Hi, im from Itasca ISD. My character teacher is asking us what we want career we want to take. If you dont mind i would like to ask some questions.

  1. Where all do you get to go?
  2. Do you only study bones and artifacts?
  3. Do you have to go through hands-on training?
  4. When you find the bones do you take them back to the lab?
  5. What do you like best about your job?
  6. How long in a day do you work?
  7. How do you know where to find artifacts?
  8. Is it hard to find artifacts?
  9. Do you go way under the ground to look?
  10. Where is the best college for this career?

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