A day in the life

A day in the life of PAV 2011 Dig looked like this:

Good Morning: arriving at the site

The set up: rounding up our tools, setting up tents

Opening a new unit, removing the sod:

‘Digging’ with a trowel, a dustpan to collect the soil, and brushes to uncover

Take field notes, take measurements, record artifacts recovered, changes in soil, features found, etc…




Screening soil:

Water screening:

More digging, Hopefully recovering lots of artifacts along the way!







Time to tear down and pack up:


Homeward Bound: Mixed emotions

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