Tagged: Time Team

Ground Truthing Archaeological Evidence at Castle Howard - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Aug 06, 2012

‘I am looking for archaeological evidence [before I believe it]’ says field archaeologist Phil Harding during a  recently aired Time Team episode. On a site where archaeological remains are suspected,  archaeologists go equipped with information ranging from maps, plans and sketches, to remote sensing technology , specialist expertise and experience, but none can guarantee the survival, location or form of … Read More

The Ups and Downs of Keyhole Archaeology - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Sep 09, 2011

Wouldn’t it be great if every project, every experiment and every meeting we had was fantastic, ground breaking, memorable, MONUMENTAL. The reality… this is not reality! For every fantastic, great, ground breaking (no pun intended), memorable, monumental, incredible, earth shattering (no pun intended again) archaeological site in the world…there is probably 10 if not 100 small, ordinary, even boring and … Read More

Virtual Archaeology with Time Team is going Live Now – Medieval Chapel - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher Jun 02, 2011

Last night I had an email from Time Teams location manager Kerry Ely.  Originally he was the archaeological site supervisor and  great man to have around on a dig.   He said that he was in the pub in true Time Team fashion.  You can only imagine what a group of archaeologists, a television crew and a production team get up to in small … Read More

Big Dig Archaeology - Digging the Dirt

Brigid Gallagher May 15, 2011

One of my pet subjects is public or community archaeology. Not surprising given my years with Time Team, so… This week is National Archaeology week in Australia! Ok, so it is not New Zealand, but the event that has taken my eye, and is happening this weekend, right now….it is the BIG DIG. Located in Sydney’s The Rock’s district, in … Read More