The Excavation Diary

The excavation diaries are a daily log kept by the excavators on site during each season. They record the day to day activity of the team and their observations on their work.
 
Displaying Diary Entries for Building: 8

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Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 11/08/1996 
Entry: After last nights discussion on the unit sheet, I spent the day writing the instructions on how to complete the form as well, it's not quite finished. I also drew up an ammended version of the sheet, unfortunately the photocopying shop was closed and I ... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 03/09/1996 
Entry: A slow day today, most of which was spent recording walls as I mentioned yesterday. Jon took the opportunity to work on pottery as he'd got to a stage where we need Anwens area to catch up in space 107, now 115. I'm doubtful about the foundation cut Ali ... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 28/09/1996 
Entry: Last diary entry for this season. We spent much of this week recording sections and walls as well as taking down walls that were not going to survive the following year. Space 117 is at a 1.2m depth from the N wall, the void in the centre of the room h... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 20/08/1997 
Entry: As I'm so far behind I've taken some sound advice which is to enter daily events and try to catch up in my own time as and when appropraite. So, today was quite eventful. Firstly, Ian has returned after a weeks absence, and 'though there were no major ... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 17/04/1999 
Entry: SHAHINA 17/4/99 We’ve just completed our first full week of excavation of the 6 month season with all personnel but as I’ve been here since the 30th March I thought I would recap on events so far and then discuss the excavation area and strategy. Kh... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 01/05/1999 
Entry: The aim at the start of the season, once the original area of excavation was changed, was to finish space 117, building 2 and excavate as much of space 115 so as to release wall 406 to excavate that and make building 7 (shrine 8) safe to work in. Wall 40... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 09/05/1999 
Entry: Today was one of those days. Issues concerning access into deep areas, having to remove huge amounts of spoil, suddenly feeling the shortfall of workmen and counting the number of walls we should remove before we go deeper and trying to work out which we’... click here for more... 
 
Name: Shahina Farid 
Team: Field Director 
Date: 09/06/1999 
Entry: Shahina 7th June Too much has happened since I last wrote a diary, too much to recap on so I’m just going to jot down a few things. I can only cover the archaeology in general terms as I’m not often found with a trowel in my hand on site and I’ve not... click here for more... 
 

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