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END OF WEEK 2

The areas being uncovered in Week 2 appear to be the same as Week 1.
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Limited news from WeDig'ers so far from Week 2. Justin's Twitter feed shows activity in (I believe) Site #2 on the map, largely in the Antonine levels. That's late 2nd Century, "Stone Fort I." The visible fort is "Stone Fort II," built mostly over the flattened remains of SFI. Justin mentions maybe hitting a centurion's apartment. The centurion headed a "century" or company of soldiers -- 80 or so men. Each barrack row in a Roman fort held a century. The centurion's apartment sat at one end. Regular soldiers slept several to a room, but the centurion lived in relative luxury, with a multi-room apartment of his own.
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Area of Excavations 2011 · 2011