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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Crickley 1980 Cutting N7 and F3833




I have vague memories of excavating this feature, F3833 during the 1980 season under, I think Ferris's supervision: recall being gently reprimanded one afternoon having fallen asleep trowel in hand lying half in and half out of the hole. Good shot of the stratigraphy in the top layers...

[Update from my dear supervisor: "Crickley Hill Man, in his younger days, should have been aware that Denis Healey's advice on what to do when you find yourself in a hole was 'to stop digging', not 'to start sleeping.'" It's like being savaged by a dead sheep ...



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