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A little bit of sole: some Roman shoes from Lincoln's waterfront

I had the opportunity recently to assess the condition of some of the Roman shoes excavated at Lincoln’s Roman waterfront in the late 1980s. The excavations, which I’ve mentioned before… 558 more words


Preserved in Time: The London Shipwreck

As a kid I dreamed (and lets be real still wishes) of being an archaeologist. You get to travel the world and discover the lost secrets of history. 758 more words


Preparing the Site

When we made our initial contract with Warren, both parties were hoping to have the house moved by early July; we wanted as much time as possible to work on the house before winter came.  931 more words

Moving A House

Lining Up Contractors and Work at Colonsay

Our work began as soon as we signed the contract for the house in Colonsay.  My brain had gone into overdrive thinking of all the people we would have to contact and coordinate to make this project happen. 1,513 more words

Moving A House

Construction Journal #1 - Ground Breaking and No Raking

Despite more internet silence, things are actually happening over here.  Since we last posted, the shape of the back yard has changed dramatically!  One of the big things on our list before the Pro’s at Ecnomus took over was to have some beautiful cedar trees removed from the side of the house so that the excavator could have access to the backyard.   1,000 more words


What to Do if You Encounter an Archaeologist in the Wild

Pic: Me, sitting in my unit in BC recording some level depths, something you’ll often see archaeologists doing.

Imagine you’re out for a walk in a National park and you come across a team of archaeologists on an excavation.  1,230 more words