The usual work is being done around the site: photogrammetry, ingot and sediment removal, simple dredging and cleaning, mapping concretions. Work continued in the office and at the museum as well. But at lunch, we had the whole team come together for a picture on the dive boat. Everyone dawned their cleanest project shirt, squeezed in close with their friends, and put on a big smile for the camera.
We feel it’s important to have these kinds of things after the excavation. It’s rare that we get to work with such large, diverse groups, and it’s something that we enjoy celebrating when we have the chance. Whether that celebration is through stories and laughter, regional cuisines, or simple pictures, we learn to appreciate and cherish our time with these complex groups of people we call friends.