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Achill Island 2018: Week 6
We began drawing the faces of the baulks to record the vertical stratigraphy of the site this week.
Pompeii 2018: Week 4
Some interesting finds this week enrich our picture of the neighborhood predating the monumentalization of the Sanctuary.
Pompeii 2018: Week 3
We made progress on all fronts including removal of fill related to the first monumental sanctuary, finally reaching pre-Roman levels.
Achill Island 2018: Week 5
We began to remove the stone collapse this week to reveal the structure of the building, an exciting process.
Achill Island 2018: Week 4
Our task this week involved cleaning back the topsoil, and the form of Building 24 is already visible.
Ferrycarrig 2018: Current Excavations
While the excavation at Ferrycarrig is just starting, the first season in January saw considerable progress.
Pompeii 2018: Week 2
Our latest report includes highlights from the second week (May 28-June 1) of the Venus Pompeiana Project.
AIA Tours: Cruising the Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords
There are many highlights on a tour such as Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords, including UNESCO designated sites in Norway, such as the Bryggens waterfront and also the Fjordland. A personal favourite has to be the colourful and vibrant waterfront of the Bryggen area, developed by the Hanseatic merchants from North Germany and whose closed community focussed on the monopoly they held of the fish trade.
Achill Island 2018: Week 3
The first week this season with a big group of students, the team began work at the site of AAFS’ first excavation at Keem Bay.
Pompeii 2018: Week 1
The 2018 season of the Venus Pompeiana Project started off with a fun and rewarding first week.
Achill Island 2018: Week 2
Preparing for our first excavation of the season at Keem Bay, we also finished survey work at Caraun Point.
Statement on Ethical Behavior on Field Projects
In order to create a safe and supportive field environment, we expect that all those who work on field projects, including directors and participants, to adhere to the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.
AIA Tours: Letter from Iran
The Dolat Abad Garden, Yazd. © Andrew Moore
Pompeii 2017: Preliminary Survey
In 2017, VPP began 3D survey of the temple podium and re-exposed a previously excavated trench in the temple court.
Achill Island 2018: Week 1
This week was dedicated to surveying at Caraun Point, the site of a multi-period archaeological complex on the tip of a sand-covered peninsula.

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