Damjan, Norman and Kiro watch real time data points plotting
up from GPS survey.
Kiro checks traditional contour map of the castle with
the new GPS map.
Michael concentrates as he draws a top
plan of the rock fall from the keep.
Norman teaches GPS surveying to Carol and Ellen.
Product placement promo for Trimble (only the best for STLCC projects).
Norman uses a Trimble GPS
base station set up on the site benchmark. A concrete benchmark was established in the castle
keep several decades ago.
Carol records metal findspot with GPS.
Radameer and Edge hold the stadia rod for an
elevation on the north face of the castle Keep wall.
Ellen holds the stadia rod.
Archaeology is not all hi-tech! Alexander, Nicholai,
Maya, Carley and Amira help clear weeds along the north side of the castle keep ahead of
excavating test pits 2 and 3.
Michael discusses how field
records with Jaime and Heidi. IMO's pizza is not yet available in Macedonia!
Heidi removes soil from against the castle keep wall.
Carley and Nicholai discuss whether their square has
more dirt or more rock.
Neathery draws the top plan of
Test Pit 5 where there was more rock than dirt.
A Macedonian student (left) and Jaime (right)
remove grass and start a new excavation unit overlooking Skopje.
Victor, Damjan, and Kiro discuss
research design and goals over a cup of coffee.
Carley, Ellen, and Jaime try to enjoy their lunch after
hours and hours of museums while Professor Michael Fuller listens to their conversations.
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Updated 3 December 2005