After weather forecasts most grim we were surprised to get a full day of digging in, albeit wallowing about in mud the last hour or so.
Here is a nice shot of the trench that had such water issues yesterday:
Obviously I am onto a new patch, and it interestingly seems to be the place where a number of things of similar color got dumped. An early form of recycling sorting? Unlikely.
Here are some roof tiles as they pop up from the ground:
I think they wash up nicely:
After a recent silly post on British ice cream I could not resist a posed shot:
Finally this came up late in the day in a nearby deep trench. I have a post clean up picture as well-we washed him off in the pool shown above-but I rather like this image of the mud covered skull of a Roman cavalry horse from the late 1st century AD!