My home girl
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Aside from our rudimentary attempts, Kierikki has welcomed the presence of a team from Open Arch and University of Exeter, who have spent this week constructing boats using neolithic tools. Some of their previous work can be seen here:
One of the great things about Kierikki is the strong focus they place on experimental archaeology. The stone age reconstructed village provides the perfect backdrop in which to practise stone age techniques, make neolithic tools and brush up on your atl-atl throwing skills. And then there’s the costumes…
Our pre-loved fixies
MATCH (en route from site)
My second long term trip abroad has proved to be almost as riddled with bad luck as the first (I note broken ribs and malaria). I’ve had two “emergency” wisdom teeth removals during my stay, neatly sewn up with 8 stitches. Needless to say I kept the teeth…
The notorious levelling machine.
Our glorious leaders.
A link to the article about our excavation, written by the local newspaper:
The coveted amber pendant fragment.
A well preserved flint arrow tip found on the first day of excavation.