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Last week, Volunteers from Salisbury Museum were involved in excavations in the depths of beautiful Wiltshire countryside, west of Salisbury.

Friend of the museum, archaeologist Dr David Roberts, has been digging in this particular area for a decade, looking mainly at Roman remains, and it continues to bring forth surprises!

Dr Roberts (in background) discusses the interpretation of a trench
Remains of Roman structures revealed
In post -ex, a Roman tessera (stone from mosaic) is washed
Large amounts of material, mostly Romano-British pottery sherds, are washed and dried
Interested locals look on!