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Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 1 December 2019 in People & Portrait.

Archaeologists at work

Canon EOS 1000D 1/320 second F/13.0 ISO 200 37 mm

Jaya from Trieste, Italy

loving our ancestors: we're here because of them !

1 Dec 2019 7:02am

Anne from France


1 Dec 2019 7:20am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

I hope they will find something great.

1 Dec 2019 9:23am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Hope they find something interesting.

1 Dec 2019 9:58am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

A dreamjob of my childhood.

1 Dec 2019 11:41am

@Ralf Kesper: and what happened? :)

jpla from St Barthélémy, France


1 Dec 2019 12:22pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Did they ultimately hit upon something..I wonder !!!Beautiful image with the light falling in patches on them !

1 Dec 2019 2:59pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Very tedious looking work.

1 Dec 2019 3:37pm

@Ruthiebear: Yes, sometimes they are picking away with a wooden barbecue skewer

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

intéressante complicité

1 Dec 2019 5:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle vue et scène quel nettoyage fantastique compo
Belle soirée

1 Dec 2019 5:25pm

Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, ! Wales !, United Kingdom

Now I thought maybe they were worm sexing.....Sorry !!!!

1 Dec 2019 6:37pm

@Jeff & Pat: Well I guess they could be multi tasking and there's a bit of that going on as well :)

omid from mashhad, Iran

Amazing! :)

1 Dec 2019 8:16pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

some people use any excuse to play in the mud! I joke about this important work.

1 Dec 2019 8:22pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Glad you clarify and tell us what they are doing...! Great capture .

1 Dec 2019 8:48pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

A really nice bit of documentary photography.

2 Dec 2019 12:07am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It looks like hard work but important work.

2 Dec 2019 12:22am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A great scene. That is such precise work.

2 Dec 2019 2:31am

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

must be a fulfilling occupation

3 Dec 2019 1:21am

Canon EOS 1000D
1/320 second
ISO 200
37 mm