Monday, September 23, 2013

Archaeological Work in Marcajirca 2013

Archaeological work: Excavations near  Huanca
Archaeological work: Excavations in Sector C

Archaeological Work: Sector F. 
Archaeological work: Topography in the Amphitheater 
Archaeological work: Setting-up the Total Station

Bioarchaeological work: Excavation in Chullpas

Bioarchaeological work: Bone inventory

Bioarchaeological Work: Teaching to identify small bones

Bioarchaeological work: Sketching human remains in chullpas

Bioarchaeological work: Sketching human remains in chullpas

Lab Work: Analyzing human remains 
La Work: Last verification of Inventory 

Lab Work: Identifying Traumas, pathologies ans stress marks

Lab Work: Osteometric

Random Pictures from Marcajirca 2013

Team 2013: (behind from left) Bebel Ibarra, Pablo Mateo, Tori Zieger, Isabella Ayala, Gina DeMattei, Stephanie Koo, Estrellita Romero, Steph Van Burkel, Ray Leonard and Adrian Nolasco
Front(left to right): Jhon Cruz, Oscar Loyola, Carlos Escobar, Rafael Segura, Donita Roberts, Anne Titelbaum and Bronwyn McNeil

Line for lunch

Enjoying nature

Too much mist to work with the Total Station

Everybody heading  to the cross

4600 meters above the sea level

Lecture of Dr. Rick from Stanford  University when visiting Chavin de Huantar

Lunch under the sun

Rohan looking for more tractors to cover the excavations

Archaeological Work at Huamparan 2013

Panoramic view of Structure 1

Excavations in central part of Structure 1

Excavations in the "Patio" of Structure 1

Intrusive tombs 

Uncovering a sealed tomb in structure 1

Tomb 6

Excavations in unit 13

Sketching tomb 4

Excavations in Unit 11

Sketching more tombs

Random Pictures Huamparan 2013

Huamparan Team 2013 (behind from left): Ronald Gringo, Carlos Escobar, Marguerite Leoni, Alex Casteel, Americo Santillana,
(front): Bebel Ibarra, Margarita Brikyte, Rohan Ibarra-Brikyte, Donita Roberts, Pablo Mateo, Steph Van Burkel and Jhon Cruz

Pulling out rocks is no problem.

Cleaning pottery fragments at Huari House
Donita - my yoga classes are useful now

Rohan and his first excavation lessons - it is  never is too early

A good nap after lunch-we need nothing else

Rohan applying his skills in excavation
The sacred cookie break, flavors such as chocolate, coconut, strawberry, lemon and vanilla

Our dinning room after the third plate

Loading-up our "Raquel", our powerful Landcruiser, with the gear

July 28th at Puruhay Lake
During Kayak Competition

Puruhuay Lake

Team formed by Jhon and Steph

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Survey Huari Ancash 2013

Survey in surrounding areas of Reparin Lake

Survey in surrounding areas of Reparin Lake
Reparin Lake
Test Pit in the area of Quillamachay Cave 

Test Pit in the area of Quillamachay Cave
Rock Art - Quillamachay Cave

Rock Art - Quillamachay Cave
Registering rock art in Quillamachay Cave 
Registering rock art in  Quillamachay Cave

Panoramic View of  Quillamachay Cave 

Working in a Test Pit
Working in a test Pit on Reparin Mound

Taking  time for swimming 
Do not be scared  water is not that cold