by Irma Havlicek
Powerhouse Museum Online Producer
Hugh Thomas, videographer extraordinaire, has produced this (2 mins 26 secs, mostly time-lapse) video review of some of the work that was done in the first week of the Zagora Archaeological Project.
That work included site clearing to enable geophysical survey to be done, and work to the dig hut: creation of a doorway, placement of stones to build steps and also to construct a table inside the dig hut. There is also a dramatic moment when Hugh is hurt in pursuit of his art. And there is aerial vision Hugh shot from a helicopter over the site of Zagora in May 2012.
2 thoughts on “Zagora – video review of first week”
Love the aerial footage of the Zagora site! It’s been a bit windy in Sydney over the last couple of weeks, but seeing the Zagora working conditions puts it into perspective! Does the wind at least help to blow you all away from the site at the end of a long day? 🙂
Sadly, there’s no wind power helping us climb the long steep track back to the vans at the end of the day – it’s all leg power. It can be a little tough, especially when it’s hot and humid (which it was today). But the rewards are great, and I wouldn’t give it up for quids.