How to train your Archaeobotanist

Since returning from the field, the project’s archaeobotanist-in-training, Senna Thornton-Barnett, has undertaken the sorting of the flotation samples from Engaruka, under the advisement of Dr. Sarah Walshaw (Simon Fraser University). Dr. Walshaw initially provided informal instruction in some of the tools  of the trade (both intellectual and physical) in order to allow Senna to begin…

Digital Heritage Work Placement

  Katie Campbell joined the AAREA team to carry out the work placement element of the MSc in Digital Heritage at the Department of Archaeology, York, and describes here her work with AAREA PhD student Tabitha Kabora on the hydrological modelling aspect of the project. Besides an interest in the subject matter and objectives of…