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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:44:45
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking around my participation in the Portus MOOC a few weeks back. This post is an attempt to get my thoughts in order, so I apologise in advance for any disjointedness. First of all, let … Continue reading

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:43:55
I should be writing another post entirely, but I got sucked into reading Welcome to Dataland, which makes me admire Disney so much (again) and fear them, just a little… I particularly like the citing of “what the science-fiction writer … Continue reading

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:15:43
After the successes of the surveys and excavation at Basing House in 2014, a second season of work is being conducted by the Basing House CAT project (http://basinghouseproject.org/) directed by Nicole and Gareth Beale. Work on the excavation is ongoing, … Continue reading

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:30:49
This year, alongside staff from the Universities of Southampton and York and volunteers from Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society, we have a fantastic group of undergraduate students from the University of Southampton learning all about archaeological fieldwork. The students are a mixture of first and second years, and are studying degrees in Archaeology or Archaeology […]

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. Saw this on Twitter:

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“The University of Southampton is well known for archaeology and it was an exciting prospect to be working in a world-class research environment involved in so many fantastic projects.”

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