The rain has come down and filled up our trench!! But never fear – We will battle on! Today we learn how to draw plans and sections and map levels. All really useful tools for an archaeologist! We also have a surprise visit from Helen Geake who comes to identify a rather interesting find for us!

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Brendon Wilkins

Brendon Wilkins

Co-founder and Projects Director at DigVentures, Brendon heads up our field and post-ex team. Aside from field archaeology, his specialisms are cheese, tea and writing animatedly about himself in the third person.

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