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Whereas operating at Mirador in the course of the 1965
season (Agrinier 1970), I made a brief in¬
vestigation of the within sight website of Miramar, ex¬
ploring the floor and making 5 attempt pits.
My goal used to be to make a initial eval¬
uation of the cultural and chronological posi¬
tion of Miramar with relation to Mirador.
The destinations for the try pits have been selected
for their strength ceramic stratigraphy, with
an purpose to stay away from different cultural positive factors,
such as masonry partitions, caches, and burials.
However, in the case of Pit 2, my intentions
were diverted; the mass burial I encountered
there occupied me for such a lot of the brief sea¬
son, from the heart of may perhaps to the first days
of June, 1965. different brief explorations I
made in 1973 and 1974 further a few extra

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