Tag: Archaeology

Today’s blog is by Selina Ali, a Marie Curie Research Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project at UWTSD Lampeter. My name is Selina Ali, I am a digital recording specialist, and I primarily work in 3D archaeological visualisation. I am here as a …

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Look here, the border between the black and red is really telling

Each year, UWTSD Lampeter borrows some objects from the collection at Cyfarthfa Castle Museum in Merthyr Tydfil. This gives our students in Archaeology, Heritage, and Archaeology of Egypt and the Near East a chance to experience handling and cataloguing ancient …

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Reconstruction of Newfoundland, Red Bay in Labrador, Canada, in the 16th century Basque whaling season.

This week’s blog is by Beñat Eguiluz Miranda, a PhD student in maritime archaeology and history at UWTSD Lampeter, and the Marie Curie Fellow with the ForSEAdiscovery Project. Every time somebody asks me ‘what is your research on?’, I don’t …

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This week’s blog is by Mandiza Landsmeer, who is studying for a BA in Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Mandiza is a first-year student.    Waking up on the 27th of January at 5 a.m. was certainly not something …

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This week’s blog is by Hawys Jones, who is studying for a BA in Archaeology with Heritage Management at UWTSD Lampeter. Coming to University as an older student was a very easy choice for me. Despite that, I did wonder …

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The class begins the bread making process.

This week’s blog is a guest post by Heather Hayes-Bowlzer, who is studying Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter.  So last week in my lecture we made bread. Yep, you heard me right we made bread. But not just any sort of …

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As rainfall patterns change in association with Climate Change, water inequalities and insecurities are set to mount. Recognising the current significance of water to global justice and planetary survival, Anthropology lecturer Luci Attala, with the support of The Rotary and …

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Jenna-Marie Heard in the field.

Jenna-Marie Heard, who is studying for an MArts in Archaeology at UWTSD, has been accepted to give a paper at the Egyptology Graduate Conference at Brown University. On 15th October she will be presenting her work, ‘Child’s Play or Goddess …

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Examples of Late Bronze Age 'kitchenalia' from Arediou, Cyprus.

Staff from the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts are involved in publishing the results of an interdisciplinary project funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation,which examined the materiality of foodstuffs. This project brought together an international team of scholars from diverse …

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Paphos Mosaics 09/07/2016. Paul Croft and the LARC Group silhouetted against Mosaic at Palace in Paphos. Roman Period. (c) Charlie Kerslake.

This post was written by Charlie Kerslake, who is studying Ancient History and Archaeology at UWTSD Lampeter. Content note: this post contains photos of human skeletal remains. The LARC Experience: We got to without hassle at Paphos international airport in the late evening, then …

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