LAARC VIP10: Volunteer Profile – MariaMarch 6, 2012 Archaeology, Archaeology in Action, LAARC, LAARC VIP, Volunteers
Each week during our current project celebration the archaeological archive’s 10th Anniversary we’re posting volunteer profiles letting you find out a bit more about our excellent volunteers. Today’s it’s Maria:
1) When did you join the volunteer programme and why?
VIP6 in 2009 due to an interest in archaeology
2) What was your most memorable day whilst volunteering?
Holding a medieval skull of a plague victim
3) What was your favourite object you discovered whilst volunteering?
A piece of bone hiding in a box of building material
4) What’s your favourite part of the museum?
5) Upper galleries of lower?
6) Favourite year in London’s history?
1381 – the peasant’s revolt – and all the plague years
7) Favourite Londoner?
8) Mortimer Wheeler or Indiana Jones
9) If you could dig anywhere in the world where would you excavate?
Tower of London
10) What’s next for you after this project?
Theatre volunteer at the Rose, Bankside