Training Digs

This year our training dig will be held between Monday 28th July and Friday 1st August 2014 at our “Autumn” site, Bexley, Kent. Excavators from outside the Group are very welcome to join us for our training dig. Minimum unaccompanied age is 16 (with parents’ consent). All excavators will have the opportunity to experience the basic main tasks associated with an excavation under the supervision and guidance from members of Bexley Archaeological Group’s Field Unit. The excavation is very hands on, the week will also include talks on pottery, clay pipes, finds processing. Tasks carried out during this training excavation will include:

  • Excavation
  • Finds Processing
  • Surveying
  • Site Drawing
  • Finds Drawing
  • Field walking

The fee for the week is £100.00 this also includes annual membership to Bexley Archaeological Group, insurance, Certificate of Attendance and administration costs. If you require more information please contact Pip (principal field officer)

Training Dig Timetable 2014

Training Dig Timetable 2014 (please click to enlarge)




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