Saturday, 20 July 2013

The Volunteer Experience | South Asasif Conservation Project Blog

Various volunteers talk about work on the dig including our very own Trisha who is staying at my flats! 

The Volunteer Experience | South Asasif Conservation Project Blog:

......Patricia Mason (returning volunteer, UK)

“Our first excavation task in Karakhamun has been to record and remove the last of the flood and occupational debris in the Open Court. This consists of broken mud brick, stones and sand, as well as a significant volume of pottery sherds and animal bones. Apparently the Open Court was used by the locals to house Water Buffalo and other livestock. On one day we recovered 21 bags of bones from at least 2 animals. Other finds have included fragments of limestone from the walls and small fragments of faience.”....

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