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From Aug 2006 - Nov 2013 WeDig provided a live forum for diggers & fans of Vindolanda. It has now been mothballed and will be maintained as a live archive.

Here you will find preserved 7 years of conversation, photos, & knowledge about a site many people love. Vindolanda gets under the skin. (Figuratively and literally as a volunteer excavator!) It's a place you remember, filled with people you remember!

Thanks for 7 great years!

Ringing in 2007
Thanks. These sound good. I would like a short "idiot's guide" to archaeology. I know you could probably read a book beforhand, if you were an organised sort of person, but something specific to Vindolanda would be good e.g. covering the main things we are likely to find -different types of pottery, metals, coins, bones, shoes, etc -and how to recognise them, and some background info.

The new shed
I see [over the wall] there is a new shed next to the diggers' shed. Is it for us? Does it have hot showers, a coffee machine and somewhere nice to lie down in the afternoon when you're feeling a bit tired? How exciting! Can't wait,
Marilyn