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Filling those gaps require innovative approaches to uncover the broad 33 34 From Archaeology to a “History from Below” spectrum of peoples and their patterns of behaviors from the Ottoman past. In conjunction with the new social histories for the Ottoman Empire, material remains can aid in reconstructing change for the empire and yield insights into the choices and actions of its people. To build a robust archaeology of the Ottoman Empire, archaeological remains need to be excavated, artifacts and documents need to be analyzed and interpreted, and frameworks need to be developed.