salvage archaeology


the collection of archaeological data and materials from a site in danger of imminent destruction, as from new construction or flooding.

Nearby words

  1. salvable,
  2. salvador,
  3. salvador, el,
  4. salvadorian,
  5. salvage,
  6. salvarsan,
  7. salvation,
  8. salvation army,
  9. salvation jane,
  10. salvationist

Origin of salvage archaeology

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019