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A few words on the art of sieving

Archaeologists use various tools to survey and excavate sites. Some are very expensive and require specialist expertise – see Geophys at dawn for images of us working on Baker’s Flat with some of that particular kit. Some are much cheaper and easier to recognise … Continue reading

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It’s a dirty job

This week, Flinders University Archaeology Department is running a field school in the Sturt Gorge, excavating the ruins of a nineteenth century cottage.  The Sturt Gorge Recreation Park covers almost 250 hectares, is just 13km south of Adelaide city centre, and conveniently … Continue reading

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