At the end of the season, wind brings in clean sand to cover ancient buildings at #amarawest @dayofarch
What tripods were made for: schist outcrops in the desert escarpment north of #amarawest @dayofarch
The reality of modern archaeology: bags of sediment samples to unlock the past #amarawest @dayofarch
Challenge at #amarawest (Feb 2013): aluminium ladders made in china, archaeologists and ancient architecture @dayofarch
Dig chic: (winter?) policeman's coat at #amarawest, Sudan @dayofarch
Early morning at #amarawest (Feb 2013): excavating by the setting moon .... @dayofarch
Thrilling/scary talking #amarawest where Champollion presented 'Lettre à M.Dacier' (hieroglyphs decipherment, 1822)
Last few days of #amarawest 2013 season ...
Philip Kevin, @britishmuseum conservator, excavating a faience situla in grave at #amarawest cemetery
@susiezgreen launching photography kite above 3200-year old town of #amarawest. #nubia #archaeology
... a fine bottle with ancient stopper still intact, from #amarawest tomb G243
High winds stop work at #amarawest today, big clean-up awaits us tomorrow
Silos in villa D12.5 at #amarawest have plastered schist floors. Team now up to 14, more to come, 3 weeks to go...
Late New Kingdom pots from grave 244 at #amarawest, in transit from site to dig house
In #amarawest multi-chamber tomb G244 today, Michaela excavating complete pots, wooden fragments and skeletons
After cold, sweltering heat, #nimiti flies, howling winds: a perfect #amarawest day. Obsessed by weather here...
Remnants of burials and associated objects now being found in robbed out 5-chamber tomb at #amarawest
Nightfall at #amarawest, in converted Nubian house around 80 years old, now with (occasional) electricity...
Feels a long way from @britishmuseum, with temperatures nearing 40C in excavations at #amarawest
Bad day for biting #nimiti flies at #amarawest: head-nets de rigeur on boat home from site
Ancient life at #amarawest could be colourful: red and yellow ochre found in houses currently under excavation
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