Bective excavations Blog

What a great day!
July 6, 2009, 7:32 pm
Filed under: Archaeology Ireland

Well it’s begun. After a quick circuit of the abbey,  in the words of Chairman Mao  ‘we put down our luggage and started the machinery’. The heavy work of de-sodding was instantly rewarded with Stephanie’s discovery  of a medieval floor tile on top of what seems to be a paved floor. Mark won the pogo jumping competition.  Already we are onto medieval layers. A very satisfying day all round.

The group at work on the first day of the excavation.

The group at work on the first day of the excavation (Photo: Craig Downie).


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Congratulations to all comrades involved in the Bective Abbey Irish Archaeological Field School excavation!

See you on the site.


Comment by Mili

Way to go Matt, Geraldine and the crew. Great to see the excavations up and running after much anticipation. Looking forward to my visit to see the dig and look at all those stones. Enjoy.

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