Week 18

SacoHarry
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July 30th, 2012, 12:11 pm #1

Good morning! (Afternoon?)

Webcams today show a lot of blue sky and dry ground. Hope it's been a good start to Week 18 on-site! Hard to belive it's already coming into the later part of the season. With a month left, what else will be found & learned?

Here is an updated basic plan of how I understand the site work at the end of Wk 17 (many thanks to NicC for the reports!). As always, if things are wrong, please let me know.


(wider shot available here)
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snowglobe
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July 31st, 2012, 6:56 pm #2

I called by the site this afternoon, a lovely sunny day and the diggers hard at work tidying the site ready for the high level photograph session.
Note the north field spoil heap centre right the first photograph
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snowglobe
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July 31st, 2012, 7:03 pm #3

Beth and Alex are now recording the north field, safe trip back this weekend.
photo 1 across the ditches, the grey plastic pipe bottom left was added to help the roman drain cope. looking east
photo 2 looking south east
photo 3 lovely curved roman drain
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July 31st, 2012, 7:21 pm #4

More of trenches 8 and 9 with the last one for those who enjoyed tea break on the sunnier days.
Justin doing his afternoon talk, I took a photo to show how close the excavation has moved toward the temple.
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snowglobe
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July 31st, 2012, 7:33 pm #5

A few views of the site showing the consolidation of the fort, looking good. Temple Ave complete.
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sarcanon
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July 31st, 2012, 8:17 pm #6

Pete:

Once again, you're a star. I don't care what Badger says about you. :)

Thanks for posting those brilliant photos. You made my afternoon.

- Scott
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July 31st, 2012, 9:58 pm #7

Pete
You didn't photoshop those sunny skies in did you?
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August 1st, 2012, 8:56 am #8

Badger wrote:Pete
You didn't photoshop those sunny skies in did you?
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All natural skies and freshly squeezed clouds!
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August 1st, 2012, 10:08 am #9

I should have asked for an update photo of this.
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August 1st, 2012, 9:11 pm #10

Brilliant photos thanks Pete - weather looks great - can't wait to see it at end of month.
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