Photographing the Excavation
Taking photographs that would be used to create three dimensional computer models of the site.
Excavation of Foundations
The excavation of foundations of medieval monastery buildings; there was no sign of the foundations at the surface.
Excavation Site Two
The second excavation site on the monastery grounds.
A close-up of a medieval ditch used to drain the wetlands. The end of the ditch is to the left of the scale bar.
The fragment of a brick foundation collapsed into the soggy sediment, suggesting that the building collapsed.
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Stephanie Pappas is a contributing writer for Live Science, covering topics ranging from geoscience to archaeology to the human brain and behavior. She was previously a senior writer for Live Science but is now a freelancer based in Denver, Colorado, and regularly contributes to Scientific American and The Monitor, the monthly magazine of the American Psychological Association. Stephanie received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of South Carolina and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz.