My time at the Grey friars dig

Posted on 20 August 2013 by Emma - University of Leicester Intern

My time at the Grey friars dig has been both educational and enjoyable. The team were so supportive and informative, with all members willing to impart their knowledge to better my experience. The skills that I acquired there were, and will continue to be invaluable to me. I am so thankful that the experts treated me as an equal. I learnt so much more than I originally thought I would! This has certainly made me want to do history and archaeology in further education.

It was a pleasure to work on such a high profile dig. My name will appear in the dig records! It is such a daunting prospect that no matter how small my involvement was compared to the experts, my name will be side by side with theirs in history.

My thanks also the Richard the Third, and this blog I dedicate to him.

Also, to the team, thank you for such a wonderful four weeks, and I will miss the time I spent with you all!

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Keep up to date with the progress of the Grey Friars Dig Part II throughout July 2013 via regular updates on this site. The body of King Richard III was discovered here in 2012 – who and what else lies beneath this now-famous car park?

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