Using Evidence to Reconstruct the Present 1

Archaeological evidence

Archaeologists often have to make an educated guess as to the purpose and significance of an item. To do this, they must consider questions such as the context in which it is found. Below we have given an example of a modern object; can you make an educated guess as to what it is used for?

Pause and Reflect 1:


Two black, bent metal pipes, with rubber and metal loops at the ends. Set beside a hedge.
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You might want to copy your answer to the Discussion Forum as well to see how it compares with others in your group. You will remember that you were guided through this process in Unit 0.