Geoarchaeology Collections


This consists mainly of sediment cores from archaeological contexts and raw materials from various sites, used to study early technology.

Thin sections from AtchanaStudying thin setions under the microscope

Geoarchaeological Reference Collection

  • Sediment cores
  • Soils - quaternary and gravel
  • Thin-section slides of palaeosols and sediments from archaeological contexts
  • Thin-sections of ceramics from the Institute of Archaeology collections

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