Type-site definition

An archaeological site regarded as definitively characteristic of a particular culture and whose name is often applied to the culture. For example, the Le Moustier cave in southwest France is the type site for the Mousterian culture.
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An archaeological or anthropological site regarded as definitively characteristic of a particular culture and whose name is often applied to the culture. For example, the Olduvai Gorge in northern Tanzania is the type site for the Oldowan culture.
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Alternative form of type site.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of type-site - typesite

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
type-site
Plural:
type-sites

Origin of type-site