I’ve finally gotten around to writing an end-of-PhD blog series, in which I relate my journey from submitting my thesis to passing my viva and then the following (minor) corrections. My thesis was titled A zooarchaeological study of butchery and bone fat processing among early Neolithic farming societies of central Europe. Catchy, no? I investigated how … More Viva Survivor: A Series
It’s taken me quite a while to get this Finds of the Week written and posted! Here’s a couple of final finds from Mitchell, including my star find of the month! First, we begin with some lithics… Our final (final) find of the week was this collection of artefacts. Here in this area the excavations … More SD2017 Finds of the Week 
Time for another Finds of the Week! It’s been a long one this week for students and supervisors alike – 7 days straight working, including the Archaeology Awareness Days on the weekend. During these days many students weren’t digging as usual because they were helping out visitors with the kids dig, atlatl throwing and pottery … More SD2017 Finds of the Week 
Another week gone in the Archeodome, and what a week it’s been for some really amazing finds! I’ve decided to stop my daily blog posts as they were getting a little repetitive, so from now on there will just be these weekly roundups! Here’s my personal favourite artefacts from the past week. And finally, a … More SD2017 Finds of the Week 
We’ve found some pretty cool stuff already at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village! Read on in this weekly roundup of our favourites. This is week one!
Another day of digging today, puncuated as ever with some mild and occasionally intense excitement. Most people are just heading down layer by layer, but in a few squares we have features evolving, including pits and burn zones. Normally when students come up to me clutching some unidentified piece of material it’s either nothing at … More SD 2017 Day 11
Is it day 10 already?! I can hardly believe how fast the time is going. Today for me started with a quick run that I kept under a mile in maximum distance from the hotel, so in the case of storms I could get back sharpish! There had been thunder, wind and golf ball sized … More SD 2017 Day 10