Tagged: archaeology fieldwork

Minimise the Pain! Archaeological field work techniques, Part 2 - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Feb 17, 2012

In Part 2 of my crib sheet to help the aches and pains of archaeological fieldwork…                    3.  Hoeing – it is all in the abs! Forget the gym, this is the ultimate abdominal work out.  Whilst hoeing looks as though it is another shoulder and arm action, to get effective hoeing in anything other than sand, its the abs that need to take the … Read More

Minimise the Pain! Archaeological field work techniques, Part 1 - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Feb 16, 2012

In December my youngest daughter turned 2. Whilst this is not so extraordinary, for me it feels we are at a major milestone…a point where she is making the transition from my baby, to my little girl.  She suddenly says everything at full volume, punctuates her feelings with a very big, growly ‘NOOOO’ and when you try to help her … Read More