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.
Jonathan's Cave - Dig in progress
The following photo's show the excavation and
some of the finds in Jonathan's cave.
A shallow trench can be seen to the left of the main dig.
Items found during digging in Jonathan's cave.
A nice silhouette looking out from the interior of Jonathan's cave.
Wire mesh cages are built to hold stones to combat sea erosion.
Above and below the workers at the dig on the shore debate
what they have revealed.
Recording at the deep hole.
Excavation begins on a new trench just in front of the Well Cave.
The digger makes light work of the removal of soil.
Work continues on recreating a silver broach.
Above and below: The film crew arrive to record the work in progress.
The excavation outside the Well Cave continues.
All soil excavated is searched for any interesting material
using a metal detector.
The 'Time Team' members were very willing to explain what they were
doing and to explain what they had found and any importance.
Filming gets under way at on the shore explaining to camera what they
had discovered and any importance.
Above and below, spectators gather to watch the filming on the shore.
The Director, Lawrence, of the 2nd film unit monitors recording.
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.
Global positioning being used at this deep hole.
Some of the materials used by the team.
Local onlookers debate and discuss.
Above and below: Two shots that show what can be
seen in this deep hole.
Victor Ambrus works on inscribing the metal that was made on Saturday.
Table selling material relevant to the Wemyss Caves.
Mick Aston on site.
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