Excavation in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Excavation

the action of digging up and uncovering an archaeological site

Examples of Excavation in a sentence

After discovering a single relic in the desert sands, a massive excavation was set up to dig up whatever else may have been there.  🔊

Our excavation has uncovered a single dinosaur skeleton, but it took us weeks of digging to do it.  🔊

Pompeii was buried under soot and ash, but a modern excavation revealed what was left of the city after its destruction.  🔊

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