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Department of Archaeology

 

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A multidisciplinary project investigating the interrelations between crop plants, insect pollinators, and human management in prehistory.
Food globalisation in prehistory (FOGLIP) project employs archaeobotany, genetics, stable isotope analyses and ethno-archaeology to establish when and how early globalisation of staple foodstuffs occurred.
Investigating ancient Pushkalavati: Excavations at Balar Hisar, Charsadda, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan.
Environmental constraints and human responses in northwest India between 2000 and 300 BC: Investigating the cultural and geographical transformations from the collapse of Harappan urbanism to the rise the great Early Historic cities.
The aim of PLOMAT, an innovative project on commonplace cylinder seals of Late Bronze Age Western Eurasia, is to offer new perspectives on the study of non-élite populations and the small-scale networks that operated at a time of art internationalization in the ancient world. PLOMAT will map the...
Ancient Settlements of the Gangetic Plain: Location and Territoriality.
This project will challenge the extant model on the beginning and spread of Islamic glazes, which asserts that they were all derived from the Middle East and spread with Arab expansion, and that new technologies were adopted passively by conquered societies. It will include a variety of glazed ware types dating to the 9th to 13th centuries CE from different regions of Central Asia.