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Bushy beards, crusty jugglers. Oh and one hell of a dig experience!

Today we bring you another retrospective post. Lucy Harries is a second year undergraduate at Cardiff University and, despite initial attempts to avoid digging, she found her way to Cosmeston where she learnt to love the excavation lifestyle:  So, it has now been a week since life at Cosmeston, and the majority of diggers have … Continue reading

Post-med archaeology: it ain’t all rubbish

We are now well into the third week of the excavation and, to some people’s frustration, we are still excavating post-medieval features. The site is presented as a ‘Medieval Village’ and Cosmeston was certainly a medieval settlement, but the site did not disappear after the black death, rather it continued and developed into a prosperous … Continue reading

Survivors, Transformers and a coin thingy

Sunday was the second day of our Getting Medieval open day. With glorious sunshine and over 800 visitors the day was a wonderful success. One of the Cardiff University undergraduate students digging on site, Rob Barret, is an expert videographer. As part of his site report Rob is producing a movie of the 2011 season (we will bring you the exclusive premier of … Continue reading

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Day of Archaeology 2011

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