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Archaeology for Kids
What is a site?

A "site" is any place an archaeologist wishes to look for remains of a civilization that is buried. Archaeologists actually dig up the earth. That's why a site is also called a "dig".

There are two kinds of sites - historic and prehistoric. Do you know the difference? Play these games and you'll figure it out.

List of Archaeological Sites by Continent and Country