Yearly Archive: 2019

Dig Diary – Thursday, July 18, 2019

Day Fourteen Revelations and cloud dodging Oh what would we give for a day of uninterrupted excavation! Thursday dawned bright and reasonably clear and as the morning wore on the site and digger alike...

Decorated stone keeps coming…

Perhaps not as grand as the examples earlier this week, but another decorated stone slab was found in Structure Eight today. The incised decoration is essentially the same “classic” banded design featured on Monday’s...

Day Thirteen in pictures…

Rain brought excavation to a halt early today. But here’s a selection of pictures. Click on a thumbnail for a larger version. Photographs by Jo Bourne and Sigurd Towrie.

Dig Diary – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Day Thirteen Raising the threshold stone This is the day that all true aficionados of Structure Ten have longed for. Over the years the massive threshold stone in the very entrance of the structure...