Last year the archaeology honours students of UP went on excavation. We learned a lot and great fun was had! This is a recap shown through photographs. Hope you enjoy!
Arriving at the excavation.
Having a pre-excavation meeting about what we would be doing and what methods would be used.
Setting up all the tents.
Lunch break under the trees.
Dr Ceri Ashley and Dr Alexander Antonites discussing strategy.
Dr Ceri Ashley showing us how to change a tire during breakfast.
Kyle, Sam and Ashlea early morning at their excavation unit.
Dr Ceri Ashley talking us through the plan for the day.
Melindi, Mpho, Domonique and Trent excavating away.
Dr Ceri Ashley showing us some trowel techniques.
Kefilwe, Reagile and Cherene excavating and documenting.
Dr Alexander Antonites showing us some brush moves.
Our sifting corner after a long week of excavating.
All in all it was a great week of excavation!