|Dr. McBride establishes context for the site.|
|Dr. McBride gives instructions as to our teams and parameters of the dig.|
|Each unit is given a bag for collecting their items.|
|Caity and Steven are selecting tools and gloves to begin work|
|Joey begins dumping dirt from Unit 24.|
|An early find from Unit 24- likely a piece of chert|
|Here is a later find from Unit 24- a fossil that was discarded. |
We're interested in non-natural items!
|Dr. Wargelin, who joined us for the day, |
switches places with me (from digging to sieving)
|Shelby, Kendall, and I are|
digging deeper and looking for coal, nails, glass, chert, and
so on—evidence of our predecessors' stay on this land.
|Steven, of course, locates a large piece of glass embedded and|
cracked, though a great artifact from the other Unit.
|Dr. McBride examines some of the items being uncovered.|
|A view of our entire site|
|Joey found a nail!|
|Our giddy team at the conclusion of our site visit.|