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Wemyss Caves Fife, Time Team dig in Jonathan's Cave.

Sunday 6th June
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The following photographs were taken while the Time Team were excavating the Wemyss Caves.



The images that follow give a flavour of the day, they record some of the activities on the day. Pictures here are exclusive to this web site.

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave
Jonathan's Cave - Dig in progress

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave
The following photo's show the excavation and
some of the finds in Jonathan's cave.
wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave
A shallow trench can be seen to the left of the main dig.

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave
Items found during digging in Jonathan's cave.

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave

wemyss caves, time team dig in jonathan's cave
A nice silhouette looking out from the interior of Jonathan's cave.

wemyss caves, building the wire mesh cages to combat erosion
Wire mesh cages are built to hold stones to combat sea erosion.

wemyss caves, work on the trench on the beach
Above and below the workers at the dig on the shore debate
what they have revealed.
wemyss caves, looking at the finds on the beach

wemyss caves, recording what has been found at the deep hole
Recording at the deep hole.

wemyss caves, digging outside the well cave
Excavation begins on a new trench just in front of the Well Cave.

wemyss caves, digging just outside the well cave
The digger makes light work of the removal of soil.

wemyss caves, work on silver broach
Work continues on recreating a silver broach.

wemyss caves, close up filming gets under way
Above and below: The film crew arrive to record the work in progress.
wemyss caves, close up filming gets under way

wemyss caves, the excavation outside the well cave
The excavation outside the Well Cave continues.

wemyss caves, checking the excavation material
All soil excavated is searched for any interesting material
using a metal detector.

wemyss caves, checking the excavation material

wemyss caves, time to let a young spectator see what has been found
The 'Time Team' members were very willing to explain what they were
doing and to explain what they had found and any importance.

wemyss caves, getting ready for filming at the beach excavation
Filming gets under way at on the shore explaining to camera what they
had discovered and any importance.

wemyss caves, wherever filming took place spectators gathered
Above and below, spectators gather to watch the filming on the shore.

wemyss caves, filming underway on the beach

wemyss caves, filming underway on the beach
The Director, Lawrence, of the 2nd film unit monitors recording.

wemyss caves, filming uderway under the watchful eye of the local folk
Again some of the onlookers at the shore. The number of people visiting the
dig is now growing as can be seen in the background.

wemyss caves, work at the deep hole
Global positioning being used at this deep hole.
wemyss caves, global positioning equipment

wemyss caves, materials used by time team
Some of the materials used by the team.

wemyss caves, locals gather to chat about what is happening
Local onlookers debate and discuss.

wemyss caves, view into the deep hole
Above and below: Two shots that show what can be
seen in this deep hole.
wemyss caves, top view of the deep hold

wemyss caves, victor inscribing sliver broach
Victor Ambrus works on inscribing the metal that was made on Saturday.

wemyss caves, wemyss caves society table
Table selling material relevant to the Wemyss Caves.

wemyss caves, mick aston taking a break
Mick Aston on site.

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