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Excavation Diary: Week 2 at Barnham

Excavating the paleosol in Area I

It’s the start of week 2 of the excavation and in Area I excavation of the palaeosol is well underway: a series of samples have been taken for laboratory analysis, and the excavation team are now carefully troweling through this former landsurface. A number of exciting finds have already been made!

Meanwhile in Area III, steady progress is being made: 10 cm spits of sediment are being dug, bagged and moved to the sieving area for processing.

Preparations are also underway for future planned work. Rain threatens and the forecast is not good for the next 24 hours!

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