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German to English Archaeology Translation Glossary

German term English translation
1. Planum 1st planum
abgeschwemmter Hangschutt colluvium
Abschnittswall cross-bank
Adelssitze aristocratic residences
Entered by: David Seycek
attische Keramik Attic ceramics
Bartbildung mushrooming, burr formation
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Baumkelter beam press/lever and screw press
Bettblanken bed frame
Bildvorschläge picture proposals
Dünengürtel dune belt
erdblock soil blocks
Felidenkiefer feline jawbone
Feuchtbodensiedlung wetland/marshland settlement
Fund- und Befunderhaltung excellent discovery in terms of preservation and state of the bones
Fundstellenkatalog site/find-site catalogue
Entered by: Ramey Rieger
gesumpfter Kalk aged slake lime
Grabungshaus dig house
Grabungsschnitte hinlegen where to dig sectional trenches
Halbspanner half-measure farmer
Handhabe knob / handle
Handwerkszentrum craft center
Haushalts- und Waschzeug cleaning gear and toiletries
im Medium der Skulptur imitierte the sculptured/sculpted....
interkultureller antiker Raum ancient intercultural region
Kastellvicus fort-vicus
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Lapidarium collection of stone monuments
Lesefunde stray finds
Lesesteine collected stones
Mauerzug wall
mit geknicktem Rücken with a (slight) backwards curve
Entered by: Susan Welsh
mit Material verlagert moved in with the rubble of excavation
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Nachweisschwerpunkt the bulk of the evidence
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Neuansatz new approach
Prunkabschlag contorniate medallion
Rangtitel title of rank
Rillenbündel grooves, grip grooves
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Sakrallandschaft concentration of religious architecture
Entered by: philgoddard
Schaftlappen shaft hole lobes or lugs
Entered by: Susan Welsh
stehen dabei ... zur Seite they used; were already in use
Entered by: Susan Welsh
Stichel burin, graver
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