They were men who had studied Greek history and Greek art and they planned to excavate Olympia.
Excavate: with a depression that is not the segment of a circle.
Aren't they ever going to excavate it like they did Pompeii?
It took an average of 35 shifts to excavate one row of caissons.
The top was absolutely flat and of some depth, as it was so hard to excavate.
Mr. Van Brunt laughed, and said they were not going to excavate this house.
Here, in the heart of things, they excavate a moderately roomy nest.
Pabo could distinguish the marks of the picks used to excavate the adit.
Excavate a trench eighteen inches deep, and level off the bottom.
Petrels and puffins make their nests in burrows which they excavate in the earth.