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Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference

November 14, 2013


Last Saturday I was at Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference. As I usually try to do, I video recorded and edited in the slides of the talks. Thank you to Cara for inviting me along to do that.There are all listed below. If you did not get a chance to attend there were some very good […]

Digipubarch Conference Video- Let’s Get Digital, Digital!

November 14, 2012


Cara, from Archaeology Scotland, presents some great work they are going at Adopt-a-Monument, at the Digital Engagement in Archaeology Conference: Abstract: Let’s Get Digital, Digital! Adopt-a-Monument and Digital Engagement Adopt-a-Monument is a five year scheme which encourages communities to take a lead role in conserving and promoting their local heritage. We help with a variety of […]

Ancient Wonders Captured in 3D

November 27, 2011


Very good video- Ben Kacyra brings up some great points about preservation and the loss of heritage sites. I have to say, the bundling of the data into apps and programs so people can access it is great. Too often the actual data is not decimated to the public so they can use it. It […]

Archaeology, the life!

September 11, 2011


So my posts have been a bit sparse of late but that is because I have been out in the field :) I still have some more digs before the summer is over but here is what I have been up to in the last few weeks: Newhailes- Nice 18th century estate with pool/pond, shell […]

Excavating in Scotland IIB

August 6, 2011


As part of the excavation at Temple, Scotland we walked down the road to the local church, actually old church. Pretty cool place to visit, the Canmor record is pretty good. As part of a refurbishment of a wall adjacent to the church cemetery a tombstone was uncovered.  Actually, two were found but one has […]

Excavation in Scotland II

July 26, 2011


The second excavation I recently took part in was at Temple in Scotland. Temple is a bit of a hot spot for a lot of fringe groups because it was the headquarters of the Knights Templar in Scotland (circa 1200′s). There, at one point, was a Templar priory (probably buried under the church that was […]

Excavations in Scotland

July 25, 2011


This is a side post on some of what I have done for the last few months. I was involved in two excavations one at Gifford and the other at Temple in Scotland (that’s for a later post). The Gifford excavation involved placing a 20m trench across what we thought was going to be two […]