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Durrington Dig 2016 – Tuesday 9 August


Dynamic Diversity – the nature of working on a prehistoric archaeological site

The team has been digging for 8 days and ideas are continually evolving and being re-evaluated. What is exciting about this excavation is that no matter what day you visit or read the blog, you will hear something different from the previous day – and tomorrow will likely be different from today.

Theories, which can develop in tandem, are either abandoned, held on to, proved or disproved, or sit in the background quietly in wait. There are many specialists and highly experienced archaeologists on site who are all sharing and debating their ideas with each other – and if you’re lucky you may have caught them on site in deep discussion.

IMG_0648.JPG Three different areas under excavation – different ideas for each one

Let’s go back to the house floors. There have been 1 possibly 2 house floors since we started on site. Today there are none. Yesterday’s house…

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