Dig Updates 2008

Sandbag and excavated brick wall of excavated cellar

October 2008

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists have daylighted the spectacularly-complete brick floor of the cellar of a building that probably burned during Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676. A thick layer of […]

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Archaeologist excavating on other side of unit wall

August 2008

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists are excavating the remains of a building that may have been put to the torch during Bacon’s Rebellion in 1676. Measuring 20′ x 40′ […]

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Line of postholes in an excavation unit

July 2008

Despite the intense Virginia heat, the Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological team and the students from the 2008 Field School have made steady progress excavating 10′ x 10′ squares inside […]

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Archaeologist troweling in excavation unit

May 2008

Excavations are about to end on a fort-period cellar located just inside the eastern palisade wall of James Fort. Before the cellar is backfilled with soil, […]

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Excavations next to river

April 2008

The 2008 dig season has begun and the Jamestown Rediscovery team is busy excavating an area near the southwest corner of James Fort. Evidence for a fort-period structure […]

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