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What archaeology are we planning to dig in 2016? This year’s Project Design is ready for you!
It’s a brand new week, and as well as welcoming a brand new set of Venturers, we’re opening a brand new trench! Far from what would have been the heart of Suffolk’s original 12th…
This cute oval-shaped spectacle buckle came out of trench 20. Check out the grooved edges!
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The Venturers have stuck out the bad weather on the final day. Finally, time to retreat indoors to the finds lab. It’s cozy in here!
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Archaeologist-turned-stand-up-comedian Paul compares DigVentures’ to his experience working in commercial archaeology
Doing all the things Indiana Jones never did #Recording #SectionPerfection pic.twitter.com/9fr1xCP5FZ— DigVentures (@TheDigVenturers) September 26, 2016
Doing all the things Indiana Jones never did #Recording #SectionPerfection pic.twitter.com/9fr1xCP5FZ
— DigVentures (@TheDigVenturers) September 26, 2016
We're back in the field with Digital Dig Team and our Venturers. Don't miss it!
Join the DV team as we reveal a new research area, new challenges, new trenches, and of course…the End-of-Site party!
The world's first-ever digital-native archaeological site report, with embedded links to trench data and 3D images. Enjoy!
Sunday was truly epic. We’d spent the day carefully removing rubble from the trench, and just when we thought we’d hit the bottom, there it was; the edge of a medieval floor that’s not…
Archaeology is SOOOOO not just for adults! Yesterday, the kids got out of the house, off their devices and into the trenches, and boy was it worth it! They dug, they sieved, and they…
Pretttttyyyy! Another piece of worked flint – there’s a bulb of percussion, and worked edges. Sadly, this came out of some medieval rubble, so it’s no use to us at all – but it’s still a nice find!
Is this a beautiful honey-coloured flint actually a Neolithic thumbscaper?
What a colourful bunch! Getting ready to record trench 21 on the last day of the dig.
It’s the last day of the dig, but first we’ve got to get those pesky ducks out of the trenches!
Raksha is in her happy place as her team starts taking final measurements in the hearth trench #SectionPerfection pic.twitter.com/7R7AAvKSBB— DigVentures (@TheDigVenturers) September 25, 2016
Raksha is in her happy place as her team starts taking final measurements in the hearth trench #SectionPerfection pic.twitter.com/7R7AAvKSBB
— DigVentures (@TheDigVenturers) September 25, 2016
Phwoar. Look at that section. pic.twitter.com/aLoJZi63TV— DigVentures (@TheDigVenturers) September 25, 2016
Phwoar. Look at that section. pic.twitter.com/aLoJZi63TV
Hot off the press! A 3D animation bringing Leiston to life, based on the results of the last three years of survey and excavation work. Enjoy!
It’s all over folks! But what were the highlights? Lowlights? Bunfights? It’s time to get reflective as settle back for a well earned brew…
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