archaeological photography attempt today
Some photos of a Huron village site, more precisely the midden next to the village. Midden is the polite word for the village dump, which has been sitting on the edge of a gully side that drops down into a creek. All of this near Penetang, Ontario. The village, undated at the moment, either from the 17th century and the time of the French contact time or earlier. This site was not officially known until a few weeks ago. Sadly it has been picked over to some extent by people who some call “looters” and others label them “curiosity seekers”.
Today was day one of a two day public but controlled numbers access to the site hosted by the Ontario Archaeological Society Huronia Chapter with the site under the direction of the licensed archaeologist, Dr Alicia Hawkins. The Simcoe County Forest was in on this as well. There was participation…
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