My archaeology fieldwork in Lebanon

Blue Mediterranean waters, cedar-covered mountains, lemon trees across the coastline and the warm smell of freshly made coffee with cardamon in the air.  As part of my PhD placement, I was lucky enough to have visited and worked in this idyllic environment twice. Last year I’ve had the opportunity to work on my supervisors’ project […]

My archaeology fieldwork experience in Guinea-Bissau

As someone who joined Durham during the COVID pandemic, my first year was an all-online affair; all things considered, I decided to wait to gain digging experience and join when the timing was right — and so it happened in March 2022.  My first ‘serious’ excavation took place in the town of Cacheu, Guinea-Bissau, under […]