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Foot of Avebury Down Dig - Day 15

Today a great, efficient team finished cleaning back Trench 3 and the two pits in Trench 9 were half-sectioned by Jake and Marian.

Both of these pits are shallow and truncated. 197 more words


Sunday Trees – 300

Sunday Trees – 300

Avebury, England

Doesn’t it seem like these trees should be lining the road?  It seems odd to me.

Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge


Foot of Avebury Down Dig - Day 14

As we continue our endeavours in Trench 3, today’s guest blog has been written by Tia, a Masters student at the University of Southampton:

‘As a Greek student at the University of Southampton, Avebury excavation is my first experience at British archaeology. 167 more words


Avebury / 埃夫伯里 / Avebury / エイヴベリー

Avebury in Wiltshire.


Avebury di Wiltshire.


Former United Reformed Church Chapel.


Gereja Kecil Reformasi Bersatu Lama.


Built in 1660.


Dibina pada tahun 1660. 120 more words

Nikon Coolpix 3200

Foot of Avebury Down Dig - Day 13

When Trench 3 was first deturfed, it was a quarter of the size of Trenches 1 and 2. However, an extension has been decided upon to make it equal in size because there seems to be a comparable concentration of worked flint in all three trenches and a particular increase of worked flint towards the eastern edge of Trench 3; therefore, today saw many of us troweling back our new squares. 201 more words


A visit to the Stone Circle & modern day shrines: Avebury, Wiltshire

**Thank you to my lovely friend Violet Dahl for taking all these lovely photos! **

The days are hot and long, relentless. The smell of bacon grease and cooking oil from working in the café clings to my clothes like cologne. 557 more words

Foot of Avebury Down Dig - Day 12

We’ve been finishing off the squares in Trench 9 today and we seem to be getting a few more flint tools here compared with the trenches over the fence. 178 more words