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Images of geophysical anomalies on the battlefield
Dig Diary

Return to Waterloo | Dig Diary Day 0

We're headed back to Waterloo for a new season of excavation! Find out where we're going and what we'll be up to below...
UPDATE: Excavation of the Skeleton Discovered at Mont-Saint-Jean
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UPDATE: Excavation of the Skeleton Discovered at Mont-Saint-Jean

PLEASE BE AWARE: This article contains images of skeletal human remains that some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised.
Day Ten: Saying Goodbye
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Day Ten: Saying Goodbye

On Day Ten, we're backfilling, packing up, and saying our goodbyes as an incredible two weeks of excavation comes to an end!
Day Nine: Regiments at Waterloo
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Day Nine: Regiments at Waterloo

On Day Nine, our daily video explores our veterans' regiments and their role in the Battle of Waterloo.
Day Eight: Plancenoit and Beyond
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Day Eight: Plancenoit and Beyond

For Day Eight, our daily video explores our newest excavation site: Plancenoit, where Prussian and French troops classed in a bloody battle. Find out more below!
The Mont-Saint-Jean skull being excavated
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The Face of War: Warriors of Waterloo Brought to Light by Military Veterans

PLEASE BE AWARE: This article contains images of skeletal human remains that some may find disturbing. Reader discretion is advised.
Day Seven: Breaking News, Not Just Ground
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Day Seven: Breaking News, Not Just Ground

On Day Seven, we announced to the world our most important discovered to date.
Day Six: Welcoming our Supporters
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Day Six: Welcoming our Supporters

On Day Six, we welcomed some of our biggest supporters to Mont-Saint-Jean!
Weekend in Waterloo
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Weekend in Waterloo

At the weekend, our veterans, archaeologists, students and volunteers get a much needed break. Find out what they got up to below!
Day Five: Unearthed Discoveries
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Day Five: Unearthed Discoveries

For Day Five, we're checking out some of our best finds from week one of the dig in our daily video, and welcoming some special visitors to site in our
Day Four: A Day with Liam and Ash
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Day Four: A Day with Liam and Ash

For Day Four, we're tagging along with veterans Liam & Ash to find out what a typical day with Waterloo Uncovered holds in our daily video!
Day Three: Site Spotlight on Mont-Saint-Jean
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Day Three: Site Spotlight on Mont-Saint-Jean

It's Day Three, and the finds are coming thick and fast - we've unearthed our first musket balls of the season! Check out our latest video and dig diary to
Day Two: Meet the Welfare Team
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Day Two: Meet the Welfare Team

As we progress to Day Two of our 2022 excavation, check out our latest video recap and dig diary! Read on to learn more about our latest finds and our
Day One: Breaking Ground
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Day One: Breaking Ground

WE'RE BACK! After two years of being unable to travel to Belgium due to the pandemic, we have finally been able to return to Waterloo with a new cohort of
Modern Day Veterans Return to Waterloo
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Modern Day Veterans Return to Waterloo

In July, the veteran support charity Waterloo Uncovered will return to the Waterloo battlefield in Belgium to conduct their first archaeological excavation since 2019.