Monthly Archives: March 2011

Headwaters and Hacksaws

Today I divided my time between the Materials lab and the Osteoarchaeology lab. A day of microscopes. In the morning I wrestled with representing the analysis of archaeometals thin sections while the afternoon was taken up in a blur of … Continue reading

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Transmission

Over the course of my residency some of the staff have asked whether I can represent the transmission of acquired archaeological knowledge. I am focusing my residency on the relationships between archaeologist – subject material – tools with a special … Continue reading

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Flints under the Spotlight

After escaping from the dark confines of the Portabello Stores I met up with Dr Ben Chan. He’s one of the post-docs working on the Stonehenge Riverside Project for Mike Parker-Pearson and spends the majority of his time sorting and … Continue reading

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Portabello Stores

I spent most of the afternoon deep in the Department’s store room, a warehouse where remnants from the past are shelved in varying degrees of order. Boxes upon boxes cram onto metal shelves, each coded and labelled with where it … Continue reading

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