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Blogging Archaeology

If you stretch your mind back to 2011 you will hopefully remember Matt Austin, then a recent Cardiff graduate and supervisor on the dig. Nearly three years later and Matt is now a PhD student at Reading University and a prolific archaeological blogger. As part of his on-line activities Matt recently contributed to a volume … Continue reading

Conservation at Cardiff

What happens to artefacts after they are excavated? Some, such as pot sherds and animal bone, are washed and catalogued straight away. Other objects (particularly those made of metal, wood, textile or animal skins) are too delicate to be handled immediately and need careful conservation before they can be studied. At Cosmeston this work is undertaken by staff and … Continue reading

Extra! Extra! The Curious Case of the Ram: Part 2

The green glazed rams head vessel which we first bought you the news of on Sunday and updated you on the frustrations of sticking together yesterday, has been the subject of a news story from the Cardiff University News Centre and the BBC. Cardiff University News reported that: A pottery vessel dating back to the 13th Century has been found by University archaeologists … Continue reading

Cosmeston @ Flickr

A working shot of the 1980s excavation in the lower area of Cosmeston

Trench Section

The Finest vintage

Wine from Afar

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Day of Archaeology 2011

Cosmeston contributed to Day of Archaeology 2011. Click through to see our posts!

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