Questions from the gallery

Posted on 11 July 2013 by Charlotte Barratt - Richard III Outreach Officer

Archaeological digs are not always fast paced and full of exciting finds. Today has been a slower day, there haven't been a huge amount of new finds apart from more tiles. The viewing platform has been busy though with lots of interested people coming to see how it is all going and ask questions about the dig.

Carl Vivian who documented the first dig has been taking regular pictures of the events on site including arial views to show the progress. Today's view you can see two new significant areas have been dug out to see what secrets they hold.

Looking less like a building site and more like an archaeological dig everyday.

Looking less like a building site and more like an archaeological dig everyday
Peace Rose could be placed on the grave of Richard III
A member of the public asked if a "Peace Rose" could be placed on the grave of Richard III

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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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