Day 18 of the 2016 Season

After several days of preparation, today was a documentation day for the dig. Most of the team had the day off. But in the field. . . hundreds of photos. . . measurements, drawings, and

takeoff

photogrammetry using a quad copter.

For some 20 minutes, it flew high above the dig site.

moon

[Couldn’t resist the photo above . . . The following is more accurate.]

over dig

The end product should give us a comprehensive perspective on our work after 15 years.

Only two days remain, two more times up the mountain . . .the reality is setting in.