Posts Tagged: “archaeology”

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Ancient Britain through the post

Royal Mail is celebrating Britain’s prehistory with the release on 17 January 2017 of a set of eight commemorative stamps accompanied by presentation materials written by BU’s Professor Timothy Darvill…. »

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Stonehenge quarries found 140 miles away in Wales

BU staff and students led by Prof. Kate Welham are part of the team of archaeologists and geologists that have found two of the Welsh quarries that provided stones for Stonehenge. The very large… »

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Research spotlight: Sally Reynolds

  Could you please introduce yourself? Sally Reynolds, senior lecturer in Hominin Palaeoecology and Deputy Head of the Institute for Studies of Landscape and Human Evolution (ISLHE) at BU. What… »

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Identifying activity areas in Neolithic sites through Ethnographic Analysis of phytoliths and geochemical residues

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The Chicken Project Features in Nature

The AHRC funded Chicken Project, led by BU’s Dr Mark Maltby, has featured in Nature‘s news in an article by reporter Ewen Callaway. The project, which started in January 2014, draws together archaeology, anthropology and scientific analyses… »

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Conference success for Anthropology staff member

Dr Nivien Speith, Demonstrator in Anthropology at the Faculty of Science & Technology, has recently been awarded the IJPP Early Career Award for especially meritorious meeting papers (sponsored by Elsevier)… »

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INEA project fieldwork diary: Beidha 21/04/2014

During our excavations at Ma’tan four of the team members travelled further south to the Neolithic site of Beihda for an intensive day of sampling and filming! A team of… »

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