A Life in Ruins

Archaeology in Queen's Park, Toowoomba (29 June to 3 July, 2015)

Day 4, Archaeology of the Queen’s Park Conservatory

Mapping and section drawing were the order of the day, and these practical skills were taken up with ease by our students. Tying the site into other, relatively permanent landscape … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Day 3, Archaeology of Queen’s Park Conservatory

The aspect of the site that featured in our efforts today was located at the eastern end of the building (the back), where as the historic photographs indicate, there was … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

Day 2, Archaeology of Queen’s Park Conservatory

Our second day started off with a visit from the Vice-Chancellor of USQ Professor Jan Thomas, and a number of media representatives. Many thanks to Rhianwen Whitney from the USQ … Continue reading

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Day 1, Archaeology of the Queen’s Park Conservatory

   This was our first day on-site, and it was an absolute beauty, apart from the surprising turn of events, weather-wise. Notwithstanding this, we managed to achieve rather a lot, … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Archaeological Excavations in Toowoomba’s Queen’s Park – June 29 to July 3, 2015

USQ archaeologists to dig into Queens Park – USQ MEDIA RELEASE  What lies deep beneath Queens Park will be unearthed as part of a University of Southern Queensland (USQ) dig … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Excavations at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Days 5&6 – October 17&18, 2014

The week at the Royal Bull’s head Inn is drawing to a close, and we are making all efforts to finalize Square C and Square D, as well as to … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Excavations at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn – Day 4 – October 16, 2014

It was another successful day at the Royal Bull’s Head Inn, assisted by year 10, 11 and 12 ancient history students from Toowoomba State High School, and their teacher and head of … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 1 Comment