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Archaeology blog

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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:39:37
We’ve put together a little timelapse video to give you an idea of a typical hour in the trench!Filed under: 2014 Excavation, Video Tagged: trench, video, youtube

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:31:30
Here are just some of the photos from the first week of the 2014 Basing House project excavation season. Visit our Flickr Group to see all of our Basing House excavation and survey photos from 2013 and 2014. You can also join the group and share your own Basing House photos. We’d love to see […]

Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:18:42
Archaeologists use images in many different ways. Throughout the course of the excavation we will produce a huge variety of images including hand drawn plans, artefact photographs and pictures of our friends taken with camera phones. These images all tell us something different about the site and the people who are working there. They all […]

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:56:01
If you enjoy following our blog, you might also like to take a look at our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BasingHouseCAT Do share with your Facebook friends, we always love getting new followers!Filed under: Excavation Plans

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:13:50
Goodness me, it has been a busy three days! We have arrived on site and have been busily removing turf and beginning to set out how we are going to work on the archaeology that we are already uncovering. This site is so rich in standing remains and there are thousands of bricks just inches […]

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:37:05
A quick extra post. This saw this on Twitter:

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:55:39
Ingress finally arrived on iOS. Having heard the news from one of my gaming chums on G+ I downloaded it. But then I had to go to work, so I’ve not had much time to play until this morning. The … Continue reading

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:22:56
Due to commitments in the field over the last month or so it has proved difficult to keep up to date with the blog. Now seemed like a good time to produce a few posts to highlight some recent fieldwork … Continue reading

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:39:51
I wrote a post for the Day of Archaeology blog. Much of it summarises, and refers back to, recent posts here about the Portus MOOC and #buildyourownportus. But this bit is new: But then I [...] had to make a visit … Continue reading

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:29:27
Hello Everyone Just wanted to relate a landmark decision that has profound significance for the maritime archaeological protection of shipwrecks in Haitian waters regarding the investigation of the possible remains of the “Santa Maria”. It’s a good day for maritime archaeology! Michael Murray From: http://www.haitilibre.com/article-11546-haiti-patrimoine-barry-clifford-n-est-plus-autorise-a-poursuivre-ses-fouilles-sous-marines-en-haiti.html Haiti – Heritage: Barry Clifford is no longer allowed to continue […]

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