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An archaeological excavation at what might have been a workshop
where statues were reproduced yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures, including
7 intact statues.

A) what might have been a workshop where statues were reproduced
yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures, including

B) what might have been a workshop where statues were reproduced
yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures and

C) the site of a possible workshop where statues were reproduced
yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures and

D) the site of a possible workshop where statues were reproduced
yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures, including

E) the site of a possible workshop where statues might have been
reproduced yielded 1,532 fragments of human figures, including
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Fragment of figures cannot include intact statues therefore A D E are out. C, "the site of a possible workshop", is more concise than B. B is too wordy
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New post 06 Jan 2004, 21:29
Before reading paul's explanation I felt D should be the answer. Now I understand it. Thank you.
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New post 07 Jan 2004, 06:50
I feel B should be the answer.
"have been" conveys the past tense correctly and "site of a possible workshop"...what does this mean ? A workshop that could be poosible ...??
doesn't sound right...

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I see my mistake :oops:
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