excavation

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Mrs Karin Hughes, of Talybont, Ceredigion, was staying on the island and visited the archaeological dig shortly before the accident.
Don't think: At an ancient archaeological dig in Pennsylvania, the documentary reports, a screener of the ABC series ``Rodney'' was unearthed, suggesting sitcom gags are even older than we ever expected.
The club said its initial study of the site suggested an archaeological dig would not been needed before building work started on the stand, which will increase capacity by 3,000 seats.
In this programme, results of the archaeological dig are analysed and historical documents are studied to present a clearer picture of what life was like for the slaves.
Given Jim Shaw's penchant for treating his mental landscape as an archaeological dig, it's not surprising that for the last few years he's been mining his dreams.
Comparing the project to an archaeological dig, the restoration team uncovered original marble floors, ornate domes and intricate design work throughout the hotel.
Work on the pounds 185m second Tyne tunnel is to begin after an archaeological dig failed to uncover any historic remains.
All the finds from the subsequent archaeological dig are now being brought back from Warwick Museum and will form the basis of a two-day exhibition in the Old Market Hall, in Church Hill.
AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL dig to uncover one of Merseyside's oldest landmarks is halting the building of a housing development in a Merseyside village.
A team of volunteers has begun the third annual archaeological dig at Foxrush Farm, in the hope of learning more about the area's Iron Age history.
At the Karnak temple, the moms ferried 10 sheep and goats across the Nile, then Ruiz had to search for a carved scarab in a simulated archaeological dig.
The bones were found during an archaeological dig at St Pappin's Church in Ballymun, Dublin.
Archaeologists from the Museum of London say the banana skin - found on an archaeological dig in former fish ponds in Southwark - dates back to the mid-15th century.
After passing through the cabin into the space behind it, one found that the floor and walls of the gallery, as well as a large assortment of ordinary objects, were entirely covered with a skinlike coating of dried mud, as if one were viewing the site of an archaeological dig - an impression intensified by the panoramic view that could be had from the balcony of the mezzanine.
When you've boned up on your theory, you can hand-pick your own team of specialists and equipment to accompany you on your first archaeological dig.
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