Institute of Archaeology research

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Post-graduate researchers at the institute carry out original research on the collections. External researchers are welcome to visit and study the collections by appointment.

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Recent research undertaken

  • Islamic glass in Western and Central Asia the use and production of red glass
  • Tell Nebi Mend, Syrian Iron age ceramics
  • LBA-EIA, Anatolia ceramic usage
  • Lithic technology and assemblages, comparative work
  • Auja Hafir/Nessana re-evaluating earlier excavations
  • Meare lake settlement, analysis of ceramic material to assess the skill of Iron Age manufacture and study the effects/suitability of shell (calcium carbonate) as a pot temper

Research at UCL Museums & Collections