>From: marcia m eaton <marciameaton>
>To: digest <artsednet.edu>
>Subject: trash or treasure/evidence
>Date: Thu, 6 May 1999 04:38:16 -0400
>All the talk about "trash or treasure" made me think that this would be a
>great question to put to students who are engaged in archaeology units.
>How do we know whether what is uncovered was considered trash or treasure
>to a culture? When we see a picture of the way Trajan's Forum looks today
>how do we know that the rocks lying around are valuable----or are they?
>Another question: How do we distinguish aesthetic value from sentimental
> Best, Marcia Eaton
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