Meaning of EXCAVATION in English
recent ~s of underground burial chambers
VERB + EXCAVATION
▪ carry out , conduct , do
Further ~s at the site are now being carried out.
EXCAVATION + VERB
▪ reveal sth , uncover sth , unearth sth
Excavations of the site have revealed an Iron Age settlement.
▪ take place
The ~s took place between 1925 and 1939.
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012