Archaeobotanical Collections


Seed collections in the Institute of ArchaeologyArchaeobotany seed vials

There is an extensive collection of archaeological and reference material from sites such as Jericho, as well as material from South West Asia, Europe and Britain. This comprehensive group of material built up to a large extent by Professor Gordon Hillman, acts as a primary source for the identification of plant remains, and is of international significance.

Seed collection

  • South West Asia
  • Native British
  • European

Wood collection

  • European
  • Palestinian

Other collections

The Institute of Archaeology Collections also has a reference collection of pollen and cereals.

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