Discoveries

Although the house was removed in 2012, we have have recovered a significant collection of cut nails that date from the original late Victorian house that stood on the lot before the 1936 renovation.

We use trowels, small hand picks, dust pans and brushes to remove the soil in the units.

We use trowels, small hand picks, dust pans and brushes to remove the soil in the units.

Screens

Rocking screens from Stoney Knoll Archaeological Supplies

 

Each morning the excavators begin by sorting the materials they recovered the day before. They divide the items by material, count and then catalogue their findings.

Each morning the excavators begin by sorting the materials they recovered the day before. They divide the items by material, count and then catalogue their findings.

First sorting

The first sort of the finds from the day before.

 

Further analysis of the finds.

Further Analysis of the finds with washing glass and establishing a typology of nails.

 

Pulleys

Pulleys

 

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Pulleys