Monthly Archives: August 2012

Carmel Church Day 12

We spent today working on the trench around our last jacket, and removing teeth and small bits of bone that didn’t warrant a jacket, such as this nice shark vertebra that Tim pulled out of the west side of the … Continue reading

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Carmel Church Day 11

We’re in the home stretch now, and really aren’t looking for new bones. Instead, we’re trying to get out the small bones, and jacket the larger patches. Since the skull fragment we found a few days ago turned out to … Continue reading

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Carmel Church Day 10

Today we continued trying to isolate the larger bones we’ve found over the last few days. This is a slow process at Carmel Church, because there are always so many small bones and teeth that turn up in the way. … Continue reading

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