A slightly delayed blog post for our final day on site, as it's been a busy weekend transporting kit, driving to airports, and planning for post-excavation analysis. While much of Friday was spent backfilling trenches and tidying up the site (leaving the hill as close as possible to how we found it), we were still… Continue reading Day 11: Th-th-that’s all folks!
Wednesday was a little mixed weather-wise with moments of beautiful sunshine, and a bright blue Moray Firth, but in among the trees at the top of the hill it was cold and dark. Brrrr. It was also a day in which the trenches seemed to throw up as many questions as they provided answers... In Trench D… Continue reading Day 9: Questions & Answers (but mostly Questions)
While the weather gods may not have been smiling at 9:00am this morning, it seems that all the assembled Cluny Hill Dig team were. The Dig marquee was assembled in remarkably short order (and not a moment too soon) and the elements were kept at bay while we got down to business with introductions and… Continue reading Day 1: The dig begins!