Projects

Over the last 20 years, ULAS has undertaken hundreds of projects, many uncovering archaeological discoveries of national and regional significance. Here you can discover more, from the Palaeolithic, 500,000 years ago, through the prehistoric periods, to the Romans and Anglo-Saxons, and on to the medieval and post-medieval periods, up to the present day.

Choose a time period and start exploring some of our discoveries...

PALAEOLITHIC (500,000 BC - 9,500 BC)

Palaeolithic (< 9,500 BC)

First hunter-gatherer groups

Mesolithic

Mesolithic (9,500 - 4,500 BC)

Warming climate

Neolithic

Neolithic (4,500 - 2000 BC)

The first farming communities

Bronze Age

Bronze Age (2,000 - 700 BC)

First use of metals

Iron Age

Iron Age (700 BC - AD 43)

Introduction of iron-working

Roman

Roman (AD 43 - 410)

Roman occupation of Britain

Anglo-Saxon

Anglo-Saxon (AD 410 - 1066)

Saxon & Scandinavian migration

Medieval

Medieval (AD 1066 - 1500)

Norman Conquest to the Tudors

Post-medieval

Post-medieval (AD 1500 - 1800)

The Tudors, Stuarts & Georgians

Modern

Modern (AD 1800 - present day)

Industrial & nuclear age

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