Miscellaneous bits of activity on site in today's blog. Above and below: Dominic (undergraduate Leicester University) assisting in the setting up of a control point for the total station
Richard briefs the team on the recoreding methodology and use of the total station
Richard takes a reading - all artefacts are positioned in three-dimensional space with the total station
Geraldine and Richard confirm a reading
Jose Maria, Ana and Ciaran (University College Dublin) "patiently" wait while Geraldine marks the spot for a total station reading
as she moves to another point, the eager archaeologists get started on the Phoenician level
Dominic and Mark (undergraduate University of East Anglia) prepare to excavate - cave entrance in the background
Deeper in the cave, Marie (Gibraltar Museum Collections Manager) helps the total station team setting up for the Palaeolithic levels
Mark watches Jimbob and Antonio getting started on the Palaeolithic levels at the back of the cave
Jimbob in full swing
Marco gets stuck in at the very back of the cave, leading towards a deep chamber. More on this one in future blogs...
All this hard work needs nourishment and the team breaks off for lunch by the sea
Richard uses the lunch break to read up
Paco has a cat nap
while Marco goes for a full-blown siesta!