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78-26-018 Agrigento, "Tomb of Theron"

Agrigento, "Tomb of Theron" (Professor Fred Winter, 1978)

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78-25-029 Soluntum, view of decumanus in section with preserved pavement

Soluntum, view of decumanus in section with preserved pavement (Professor Fred Winter, 1978)

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Archaeologists often uncover features and structures which at first defy easy attribution of use or probable functions. The material culture and bioarchaeological remains found in association with such enigmas are employed to infer the possible use(s) that a structure might have had. From such educated guesses evolve a “label” to succinctly encapsulate the presumed purpose. These simple, tentative labels frequently take on a life of their own and often become persistent “factoids” in the archeological literature.

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