Thursday, August 1, 2013

The Day of Archaeology


On Tuesday, 30 July Lorna Richardson gave an extremely interesting talk entitled “The Day of Archaeology: using Internet technology to provide a window on the profession” to the Oxford Experience summer school.

The Day of Archaeology is a project that lets archaeologists post stories about a day in their work.  The purpose is to inform the general public about the sort of work that archaeologists do.

The main web site is at:


Looking through the posts shows how varied archaeological work can be.  Here are just a few of the more unusual posts:

Lyminge Archaeological Project: Anglo-Saxons in Kent