Our Current Research Projects

School of Archaeology & Ancient History staff and students at Leicester - from lecturers and research fellows and postdoctoral students to postgraduates and undergraduates - are involved in major field and research projects, linked to specific sites, regions, countries or across multiple territories. Below, you can find details of a selection of our current projects, which gives a flavour of the breadth and depth of our exciting research.

Can't find what you're looking for? Find out more about our previous research projects, including our leading role in the discovery of Richard III.

 

 

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Ancient Akrotiri Project, Cyprus

 

 

 


Nubia Tila islandArchaeological Survey of Sudanese Nubia (ASSN) 1963-1969

 

 

 


The Ardnamurchan Transitions Project

 

 


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Bradgate Park Fieldschool (2015-2019)

 

 

 


Burrough fieldschoolBurrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort and Fieldschool

 

 


Chicken projectThe Chicken Project

 

 

 


A Criminal Body Hanging in the WindThe Criminal Corpse

 

 

 


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Feeding Anglo-Saxon England (FeedSax): The Bioarchaeology of an Agricultural Revolution

 

 

 


Mid-first century BC burial at Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. This is one of a small group of high status graves north of the Thames that contain rare types of Roman imports such as silver cups. Were these diplomatic gifts received as part of the peace agreement of 54 BC? Photograph By Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum

In the footsteps of Caesar; the archaeology of the first Roman invasions of Britain

 

 

 


The Kinchega Archaeological Research Project: tea-drinking in the Australian outback

 

 

 


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LAar: Libyan Antiquities at Risk

 

 

 

 


The Middle Draa Project

 

 

 


Roman Knossos

 

 

 


Dawn at Dura-Europos, showing the expedition house (first built in 1928) nestling below the Hellenistic citadel, which later formed part of the Roman military base. The Euphrates and Mesopotamia lie beyond.Roman soldiers in the city: Dura-Europos, Syria

 

 

 


Trans-SaharaThe Trans-Sahara Project

 

 

 


Can't find what you're looking for? Find out more about our previous research projects, including our leading role in the discovery of Richard III.

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