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The heat was hot and the sweat was sticky and sadly, it's finally over. The ants bit and bit and bit and bit. And bit again. And again. Until we killed them. Then they bit again. For the past five weeks my classmates and I have spent 6-8 hours a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
Today we began excavating our feature. We had many large artifacts come from the feature including half a bowl, a large cow bone and a part of a shovel. We also found part of a Saintonge bowl in TU4 that mends with the piece that's been stuck in the wall... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
Week Four is complete and now we begin our final week of our excavation at Galveztown. In the four weeks that I've been digging on the site with Dr. Mann, my team and the other groups, I've learned many things. Four weeks ago I had no clue what faience blanche,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
It rained again today. We were only able to get a half days work in before the rain drenched our units during lunchtime. Having a full day of work on Thursday was fun while it lasted. I believe we have had rain every Friday for this fieldschool. Nevertheless we still... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
We don't seem to be very successful with our Friday's as we were rained out again around 10 or 10:30. Between that and spending a half hour bailing out drenched units we weren't left with much time to work, but that doesn't mean we weren't productive. Group 2 uncovered more... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
This week we got to see the less exhausting side of archaeology, artifact washing. On Monday, we were rained out and were forced to return to LSU to wash the artifacts we had collected so far. Even though we had collected the artifacts in the field I had not realised... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
This past week all three teams found fascinating artifacts. Our group has found the neck and a base of a wine bottle, Group 2 excavated a complete wine bottle, and Group 1 found part of a tea kettle. Group one has also discovered that they have a post mold in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
Our second unit, TU6, produced some interesting artifacts today including teeth, bones, pottery, a bead, part of a chamber pot and some copper ornament. We are at the base of level 2 so hopefully we still keep finding more artifacts in deeper layers. Our unit also has two dark streaks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at Archaeology at Galveztown
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