2014. What a year!

As another year comes to an end, we present you with a selection of our favourite sites, discoveries and archaeology moments from 2014. It's been a good year. We did a lot of digging....

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Digging, digging, digging. So much digging.
Digging, digging, digging. So much digging.

...and recording.

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One of the elevation drawings of the French Farm building.  Image: L. Tremlett.
One of the elevation drawings of the French Farm building. Image: L. Tremlett.
While recording this Lyttelton house, built in the 1850s, we found this handwritten note fragment on one of the interior wall boards. We're not entirely sure what it says, but it's something about Hokitika. Image: K. Webb.
While recording this Lyttelton house, built in the 1850s, we found this handwritten note fragment on one of the interior wall boards. We're not entirely sure what it says, but it's something about Hokitika. Image: K. Webb.

We found some cool things...

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Artefacts
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During analysis of a time capsule that we found last year, we discovered this beautifully preserved
During analysis of a time capsule that we found last year, we discovered this beautifully preserved
Definitely the oldest thing we've found this year, this 1825 Georgian shilling was found at an 1850s house site on Cashel Street. Image: J. Garland.
Definitely the oldest thing we've found this year, this 1825 Georgian shilling was found at an 1850s house site on Cashel Street. Image: J. Garland.

Some of us also mucked about in boats...

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...built the occasional box-fort...

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... and made friends with some animals.

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All things considered, it's been a busy year. Frankly, we're exhausted.

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Thank goodness it's the holidays. Merry Christmas and a happy new year to you all!

We'll see you again in February 2015.

The Underground Overground team
The Underground Overground team

The team at Underground Overground Archaeology Ltd