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Trowels and brushes

The new techniques championed by Ivor Noel Hume at Colonial Williamsburg beginning in the late 1950s focused on close work conducted with trowels and brushes rather trenching with shovels, as seen in this photo of the investigation at Wetherburn's Tavern.Courtesy of Colonial Williamsburg