Old dogs & New tricks.

The archaeologist in me

One of the best parts of my job is working with people who are genuinely interested in archaeology.

When a community archaeology project arrives I absolutely jump at the chance, this is why I am currently taking holiday from work to help on Operation Nightingale.

Here are a few photos of my old dogs learning new tricks and they’re loving it!

One of veterans Steve being left to the planning after having to endure a good hours lesson from myself about planning on an excavation. How we do it and why we do it. After that lesson I left him to it to complete 1m square worth and went back to check his drawing afterwards, needless to say, he’d done a stirling job!

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In this photo you can see experienced commercial archaeologist Nick Garry showing some of the veterans different types of finds/artefacts. Predominantly Roman goods, so that they could…

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