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
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
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
**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