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Location: Arizona, USA        Length: 4 min.

In an area of northeastern Arizona formerly used by the Zuni, Hopi, Apache, and Navaho, archaeologists with the Arizona Department of Transportation explore a prehistoric habitation site, the Beethoven Site, alongside a highway. The area was slated for future highway construction and was becoming endangered. The field team uncovered both family dwellings and communal structures and aimed to get more insight into the way people lived in the area, how they organized themselves and adapted socially and economically to the environment.

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