An archaeobotanical flotation photo gallery
Caoxieshan, rescue excavations April 2008, by the Suzhou Museum archaeology team, directed by Professor Ding, Jin-long. An example of archaeology just ahead of (or during) construction. Dr. Qin Ling of Peking University and UCL's Dorian dropped in to provide some help and advice on archaeobotanical sampling.
Collecting soil samples from paddyfield features at Caoxieshan.
A flotation station, created in one of the small courtyards of the Zhong Wang residence (local rulers during the 18th-19th century), now part of the Suzhou Museum.