How do archeologists know they hit a building while digging and not just another rock?

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How do archeologists know they hit a building while digging and not just another rock?

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Archaeologists use techniques such as geophysical surveys, stratigraphy, artifact patterns, and changes in soil characteristics to differentiate between natural rocks and man-made structures during excavation. These methods help identify distinctive features associated with human activity and confirm the presence of a building or other archaeological remains.

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