CAER ALYN SUMMER DIG 2009
DATES 27th JULY - 7th AUGUST 2009
Join the Caer Alyn team in excavating a potential prehistoric enclosure at the southern entrance to the Bryn Alyn hillfort
In 2008 Dr Meggen Gondek, University of Chester, completed a geophysical survey of the interior of the hillfort and an area just outside the southern entrance to the Bryn Hill fort, the results of which indicated that there may be features in both areas. The objective of the 2009 season is to determine the location, survival, condition and date of any structures in the southern enclosure of the hillfort.
The summer dig is open to all, from university students, to individuals who wish to experience hands on archaeology in the field for the first time
Course fees: £75.00 per week. £100.00 for two weeks
Deposit: £25.00 per week £35.00 for two weeks
Camping is available on site. Cost £5.00 per night, breakfast extra. Full facilities are available at the site.
The course has been designed as an introduction to Excavation Techniques, Archaeological Planning, Context Recording, Photography, Finds Processing, Surveying Techniques and Geophysical Surveying.
The Caer Alyn Project will supply all tools and equipment, plus all onsite facilities during the course.
Paticipants are to bring their own waterproofs; digging clothes, work boots.
Paticipants will be fully insured during the Summer Dig.
Please follow links for registration document and more information on the survey completed in 2008.
If you require further information please email Phil Cox - firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download file123Summer Dig Registration Document.doc
Click here to download file1Report on the Geophysical Survey at Bryn Alyn Fort 1.doc
Posted by Phil Cox, Jul 7, 2009