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From the Field
The 2014 Season
Excavation this season begins work on the circular structure at the western end of Cromlech Tumulus.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week One
The first week of excavations at the Cromlech Tumulus site on Slievemore Mountain
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Two
Excavation continues for the second week at the site of Cromlech Tumulus on Ireland's Achill Island.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Three
A day-by-day report of work at the Cromlech Tumulus site during the third week of excavations
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Four
Excavation continues for the fourth week at the site of Cromlech Tumulus on Ireland's Achill Island.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Five
Work at the Cromlech Tumulus site on Achill Island in Ireland continues for the fifth week.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Six
Read about the final week of the summer season's first half at Achill Island, Ireland.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Seven
Since there are no excavations, AAFS staff took the opportunity to catch up on paperwork, review notes, and process drawings.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Eight
We began the first week with our second group of students by explaining the archaeology of Achill Island and touring the sites at Slievemore.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Nine
Students undertook an introductory ArcGIS course this week and began to reveal deposits exposed in trenches started last week.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Ten
This week was spent training on AutoCad on rainy days and cleaning up trenches for photography and drawings.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Eleven
Entering the final week for the second group of four week students, the recording phase was well under way.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Twelve
Work at Achill Island’s Cromlech Tumulus site continues for the twelfth week of excavations this summer.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Thirteen
A number of jobs needed to be completed during the the main excavation's final week at the site on Achill Island, Ireland.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Fourteen
This week at Achill Island, Ireland, involved lectures and tours for a new group of students and a short but successful period of excavation.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Fifteen
During the final week of 2014 field work, we offered our assistance to the Achill Historical and Archaeological Society.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Sixteen
Work at Achill Archaeological Field School continues on a number of fronts, though the 2014 field season ended a little over two months ago.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Seventeen
This entry from Achill Island, Ireland, is a description of a small project undertaken in the early spring of 2014 before the main excavations began.
Cromlech Tumulus: Week Eighteen
Excavation of Bronze Age Round Houses on the southern slopes of Slievemore Mountain on Achill Island
Beyond the Trenches
About Achill Project and the Achill Archaeological Field School
Current Research: About the 2014 Excavation at Cromlech Tumulus
Previous Research: 1991-2013
Achill Island in Context
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