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Possibly the coolest thing on Earth after ice-cream! Behind the scenes at the Cosmeston film set

Yesterday evening we bought you the world premier of Cosmeston 2011: The Movie. Today we bring you a behind the scenes glimpse into the production of the video by Cardiff students Rob Barrett and Tom Durbin: It is now officially 4 months from the end of the dig, and every day it gets harder and harder. Some of us … Continue reading

Cosmeston 2011: The Movie!

We are proud to bring you the world premier of the Cosmeston 2011 movie! This exciting 17 minute odyssey takes you behind the scenes and beneath the ground to show you the latest discoveries at one of South Wales’ most important and unique heritage attractions. Written and directed by Cardiff undergraduate auteurs Robert Barrett and Tom Durbin … Continue reading

Moonlighting for Time Team

Apologies for the lack of posts over the last few days. The Cosmeston web team has been moonlighting for Time Team on a copper works in Swansea. Although the 2011 excavations at Cosmeston are over, worry not. We will be back to full steam at the start of next week as post excavation work begins! In … Continue reading

There Can Be Only One…

Shovelling is an important skill for archaeologists to gain; learning not to swivel your back, the importance of looking speedy when a supervisor passes by and the ability not to over/undershoot the barrow. Lessons in this at the Cardiff University excavation at Cosmeston lead to debates about who was the best shoveller. A debate which … Continue reading

Cloudbursts and Audio-Visual Archaeology

Archaeologists sometimes love rain. The hot dry weather of the last few days meant that features became hard to spot as the ground cracked and turned to dust. After today’s damp start, however, features are suddenly popping up all over the place. We will, as usual, bring you the full low down on what we … Continue reading

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