DSI: Dig Scene Investigation
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Those of you familiar with the popular CBS television drama CSI know that the forensic detectives and lab technicians on the show are Crime Scene Investigators who use physical evidence to solve sometimes-grisly murders. Although Biblical archaeologists aren’t usually trying to fight crime and their cases take longer than 60 minutes to complete, work on a dig can be just as full of excitement, puzzling clues and hi-tech gadgetry as the stories you see on TV. Here we run down some of the aspects of an archaeological dig so you can see if you have what it takes to become a “Dig Site Investigator.”
The Usual Suspects
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