Post Excavation bookings 2019
Places for post excavation work at Vindolanda are FREE and run alongside the excavations every year.
There are four places per session available.
Two places are available on the pottery team and two places are available on the bone team per session.
Work will include washing, sorting, and categorising pottery, iron, bone, glass and building materials. The pottery you will be working with will include Samian, Amphora, Mortaria, Black Burnished and other course and fine wares.
Work will include washing, sorting, and categorising animal bone. The animal bone you will mainly be working with will include horse, cow, sheep/goat, deer, pig, cat and dog.
The sessions are as follows:
Period 3: May 6th to 17th
Period 4: May 20th to 31st
Period 5: June 3rd to 14th
Period 6: June 17th to 28th
Period 7: July 1st to 12th
Period 8: July 15th to 26th
Period 9: July 29th to August 9th
NO POST EXCAVATION - August 12th to 23rd
Period 10: August 26th to September 6th
Period 11: September 9th to 20th
To book a place please email email@example.com from Wednesday 7 November 2018 at 8.30am GMT.
Please state clearly in your email which session/s you would like, and on which team – pottery team or bone team.
Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. You will receive an email confirmation if you have been allocated a place. Volunteers can request up to two periods per person. No experience or knowledge is necessary as training will be provided.
We ask all volunteers to become ‘Friends of Vindolanda’ when they volunteer with us, details of this will be supplied.