Thursday, August 19, 2010

The Excavation - Magoro Hill

Presenting the Magoro Hill Excavation Pictures and a bit of info!

Picture: Courtesy of Unisa

Yes i had to climb it!! :(

About Magoro Hill:

Magoro Hill is a mid-nineteenth century stonewalled settlement associated with Venda speakers. There was a siege on the Hill in the 1800's that started on the 8th of August. We were lucky enough to excavate on that same day! We found tons of beads, pottery and bone!

I won't go to much in detail about what we found, and i won't show pictures of finds or sites too closely as i don't want to reveal anything that the Unisa Archeologist want to publish.

I will however show some pictures of the surrounding areas / dig / good times!

Sit back and enjoy the show :)

The view from our team's site!

Trying to find a bit of shade at lunch time!

Presenting The Indiana Jones Hat

Playing Soccer with the locals :)

The Locals showing us how they make bricks!

At a Local Village

Awesome Tree in a Village

Our Team leader posing at our excavation

Picture: Courtesy of Unisa

Me Left waiting for team member (in red) to finish Augering, so i can remove the soil

Picture: Courtesy of Unisa

Me and my Team members - I'm in a White and black shirt :)

And that is all i have for now :)

Hope you guys enjoyed this pics!


Emma said...

Wow thanks for posting the pics Lu. It was great to see what you got upto. :-)

Lu said...

Glad you enjoyed them :D

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