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excavate
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • This park had once been an enormous, polluted excavation pit from which Parisian contractors mined clay to manufacture the city’s famous red roofing tiles—or tuiles.
  • For almost a decade, the nine Knights lived in the ruins, excavating in total secrecy through solid rock.
  • Archaeologists petitioned to begin blasting through the bedrock to reach the mysterious chamber, but the Rosslyn Trust expressly forbade any excavation of the sacred site.

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  • While excavating to lay the foundation, we encountered an ancient burial mound.
  • Schliemann excavated Troy

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