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A Random Smattering of Walls I Drew in Pompeii.

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Some Drawings &. (Extra-Terrestrial) Theories from my Pompeii Journal.

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In the summer of 2001, I joined the University of Bradford’s Anglo-American Project in Pompeii, working on a dig in Regio VI, Insula I of the ancient city. The purpose of this dig was to investigate the functionary evolution of structures and spaces in the centuries before the 79 AD eruption, while refining our knowledge of artifact preservation, eco-fact analysis, stratigraphic archeological methods, and electronic distance measuring (those funny, bright orange machines people use on the side of the highway). I predominantly worked in AA (Archeological Area) 163 and AA 170, drawing walls, sifting dirt, filling in countless Soil Sample Sheets, drawing more walls – all of this quite naturally being a ripe opportunity for fun! Continue reading

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