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Area A. April / May 2010;
Topic Started: Apr 6 2010, 04:22 PM (2,893 Views)
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Michael, great pictures, keep it up!

Those of us who try to follow from afar are ever in your debt. And debtors should be undemanding, yet if I might make a request?
An occasional shot from further back might help us figure out where the trenches lie in respect to other landmarks.

See you in under three weeks, and the first pint is on me!

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Continuing Michael's series of Area A views, mostly of the North South road from the north gate to the headquarters.

Here is where we started our first day. Note the color change in the rubble, we have taken off the first square of turf. The raised slab with the finds bag on top (we called it "the sofa") is a handy landmark.

Looking east

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Contrast with our day five shot!

The "sofa" is at about the level of the digger seen outside the fence.
This is taken looking from north to south. As we got further north the road surface was more intact.

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Day five again, this time standing at about our starting point and looking north.

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Detail of the east side of the road, as we again look from north to south. There was tumble from a barracks wall collapse, but also some massive stones mixed in as part of a post roman foundation. Evidence of post supports was also seen
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The Roadies

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Worn stones? Here's the sandal level view.
I should note that some of these pictures are courtesy of Brinno, who has a good camera and knows how to use it.
Guess the thread should be renamed April/May 2010

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