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Excavations at Buen Suceso were conducted according to 10 centimeter levels in the absence of any stratigraphic changes, and later grouped into stratigraphic layers for analysis of site layout and artifacts (see, "Layers"). Thus, for example, a stratigraphic layer measuring 45 cm in depth would have been divided into five levels during excavation (four levels for the initial 40 cm, and a fifth level for the final 5 cm of stratigraphic depth). Level designations also include special features, such as pits, that are associated with specific levels ("12F1" is one such example, located within the Midden SE excavation area).

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Sarah M Rowe. "Level". (2016) In Virtual Valdivia. Sarah M Rowe (Ed.) . Released: 2016-08-12. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/predicates/e3b5eb08-d0d8-4753-9dc6-7ab33ca99482>

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