PHOTO DIARY : JULY 2015

Flo Laino

August 3, 2015


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The month of July has seen the end of the main block of archaeological fieldwork at 100 Minories, after nearly a year’s worth of excavation. Having officially moved off site on the 17th of July, see what happened in the last few weeks that the Minories team were on site.

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The 100 Minories team finished excavating the buildings fronting the Minories street.

Ashley Bryant recording Georgian drain.

Archaeologist Ashley Bryant recording a Georgian drain.

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As with Area A, the area finishes with some quarry pits before hitting natural. Excavators Manca Kavcic and Audrey Charvet.

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Base of Roman pottery – stamp ‘PRIMI · M’.

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With that, the site was done!

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To coincide with the end of the excavation, L – P : Archaeology put on a series of ‘Pop Up’ Museums.

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We displayed some of our finds (above: Case Three ‘City Junk 1560 – 1650′).

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Case Five: ‘Birth of Suburb 1650 – 1750′.

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Project Officer Chiz Harward leading a Pop Up Museum tour.

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Tour stop at the Postern Gate.

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Now with the site finished, efforts turn to the Post-Excavation. Photos above and below show processing of Post-Medieval timbers found on site – such as here and here.

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Rope being processed at the MOLA lab (photo credit: MOLA).