Simon introduces the 2014 Portus Field School

The discussion of the Navalia and the nails relates to the following sections on the course:

Some examples of the “spheres” that Simon refers to are embedded below and also available on our Portus profile on Sphere. The first is a view inside the cistern – it looks black to begin with – turn around by clicking or dragging! You can also see the ceiling if you look up and compare that to the animation by Gareth Beale showing how the building was put together.

The second sphere relates to the Peer Review assignment for this week. As you look towards the cistern block you will recognise the mole from several of the photos in the Flickr album for the assignment, and in particular the photo of the coring in action. The trench has been backfilled but is just visible in the foreground of the sphere.