|Example of a LIDAR picture showing underground|
features--this is not of our dig
The sod was cut out and hauled off and then the digging with trowels began. Working half way across the trench we removed the first 3-4 inches of topsoil lunch time came and then we started at the
|Me digging with Sue in our trench|
|The other trench with folks digging in the ditch|
|Note the bedrock|
The other trench with its ditch had given up pieces of pottery jars and a quern which is a grinding stone.
Every rock and there were loads of those, every bit of dirt and there was even more of that had to be loaded into buckets, dumped into a wheelbarrow and wheeled over to the dump site. It was hard, hard work and we enjoyed every minute of it. The people we worked with were so interesting and helpful, particularly Tony the leader of the team and Sue who took us under her wing.
Blistered and sore we finished up around 4 pm and headed home. The next day we were sore all over, but if we could go back again we'd be back there in a heartbeat, it was an incredible experience.