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Time for some well deserved summer vacation or the archaeologist :)
See you all again in a couple of weeks time. Lot´s of interesting coming up later this season, starting with trial excavations in Raseborg (red ochre site) and Ölmosviken late neolithic dwelling site in August. In September and October we will be doing many...

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"Durchgangslager Hangö". Day 14/15 of the 2017 excavation season.
Todays excavation was interrupted by rain. Due to all the very fragile (paper) and small finds in the ground we can´t conduct  excavations when the soil is wet. Rain in Hanko, photo Henrik Gahmberg Better weather is expected tomorrow :)

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"Durchgangslager Hangö". Day 13/15 of the 2017 excavation season.
Not that much digging on this beautiful summers day.  Instead we ventured on lenghthy tour looking at the different activity areas of the German transition camp. We looked closely at the "Entlausungsdorf" area, the "Stammofiziersunterkunfte" and "DRK schwes...

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"Durchgangslager Hangö". Day 12/15 of the 2017 excavation season.
Grey skies but no rain in Hanko today despite this mornings weather forecast that predicted terrible weather. This ment that we were able to extend excavation area five and dig all day. The finds appears to extend over several hundred square meters but beca...

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"Durchgangslager Hangö". Day 10-11/15 of the 2017 excavation season.
Last Friday we were mostly covering up excavation areas but today it was time to dig again. This day started off with a new excavation team, but a very effective one, so the dig got a really good start today. We opened up two new excavation areas and will p...

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