Preseason Day Two

Cleaning the excavation areas not only means clearing the grids of winter wash and the plants that have moved in during our absence, but also helping the wildlife find a safer place to live for the next two months.

A European Glass Lizard in Grid 92, a lizard and snake skin in Grid 94

A European Glass Lizard in Grid 92, a lizard and snake skin in Grid 94

Today staff members set up auxiliary benchmarks, began setting up the pottery compound and studied pottery from Grid 23/24 and Grid 94 in the lab.

Grid 23/24 pottery

Grid 23/24 pottery

There’s still a lot to do in the pottery compound and we’ll be back there tomorrow. Be sure to check back for pictures of our progress.