Tag Archives: archaeology

Ice Age Island 2015

The Ice Age Island team would like to wish everyone a very happy 2015! We are looking forward to our sixth field season in Jersey and have already begun the planning of what we intend to be our biggest year of fieldwork yet. Working with Jersey Heritage and the Société Jersiaise, we hope to bring […]

Ice Age Island 2014 Go!

This week will see a team of 25 UK academics, scientists and students begin to assemble on Jersey for the 2014 season of Ice Age Island.  This year we have a programme of five weeks of fieldwork aimed at understanding more about Jersey’s deep prehistory and telling the story of it’s ice age past through […]

Breaking Ground: Ice Age Island Day 1

This morning we were on site at 7.30 for radio interviews with the BBC to launch the excavation phase of our project. We have set up on the green in front of Mont Orgeuil with the mobile museum provided by Jersey Heritage decked out with ice age art drawn created by Jersey school children. We […]

Loading Up: Preparing for Ice Age Island

Right now across the UK our team are preparing to travel to the island of Jersey for the start of our first season of Ice Age Island.  It’s a busy and high pressured part of the project, making sure we have all the necessary equipment and material to carry out a month of fieldwork in […]