I started with this project in 2001 as an undergrad student with prior archaeological field experience. One of the first things that I noticed is that the field work done in Belgium is VERY different from what I was used to in the States, but, excavation methods aside, I instantly fell in love with the … Continue reading Notes from the Super
A 16th-century drinking jug sherd found in the ruins of the Renaissance residence.
Welcome to the first "Artifact of the Week". We thought we'd kick it off with the biggest artifact of them all...the castle! The Early Years The construction of the castle began in the late 12th century (c1188) with the main donjon or keep (a strong stone tower; main tower; stronghold). The donjon is constructed of … Continue reading The Castle: 101