Category Archives: Latest News

IN MEMORY OF CHRIS DOWELL

It is with the greatest sadness that The Friends of York Walls have  to report the death of Christine (Chris) Dowell – a founder member and Trustee of FOYW.

Christine Jennifer Dowell passed away on Tuesday, September 24th 2019.  She died peacefully at home in the loving care of her family following a brave journey with motor neurone disease. … Click here to read more

Ivory Comb found at Fisherate Postern Tower

York Archaeological Trust have been doing some more work to study the ivory comb found at Fishergate Postern Tower during the December 2018 dig.

Here’s another update on post-excavations from FPT.  The ivory comb photogrammetry is now live on  https://skfb.ly/6LIHY
As you can see, YAT’s  top spec DSLR struggled to get the detail between the teeth, but even a laser scanner would struggle there.
Click here to read more