Archaeological Solutions

Specialist Analysis and Reporting

 

Analysis of material recovered from environmental samples. The AS post-excavation team contains individuals with a variety of specialisms and the expertise to evaluate and elucidate the evidence recovered during fieldwork.Analysis of material recovered from environmental samples. The AS post-excavation team contains individuals with a variety of specialisms and the expertise to evaluate and elucidate the evidence recovered during fieldwork.

Our post-excavation team ensure the full analysis and interpretation of any data or archaeological finds that may be recovered from your site and, if required, the publication of the project results. The AS post-excavation team are experienced in producing the full range of archaeological reports from artefact reports to site excavation reports for publication.

Archaeological Solutions’ team of finds and environmental experts are available to carry out analysis and report writing on your assemblage.

Analytical Services include:

- Faunal remains
- Archaeobotanical remains
- Pottery
- Lithics
- Ceramic Building Materials

Competitive day rates of £200 plus VAT.
Full CVs of all specialists are available on request.
Tel: 01284 765210 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a quote.

Peter Thompson MA
Anglo-Saxon and medieval pottery

After working with the Bath Archaeological Trust and Bristol and Region Archaeological Services, Peter joined AS in 2002. Amongst Peter’s most notable projects are the pottery from a late Bronze Age to early Iron Age enclosure and an Anglo-Saxon cemetery at the Chalet Site, Heybridge, medieval pottery from Fordham Road, Isleham, Cambridgeshire, and a Saxon and medieval settlement at the Old Bell, Marham, Norfolk.

John Summers PhD, MSc, BSc (hons.)
Archaeobotany

Dr John Summers is an archaeobotanist with a primary specialism in the analysis of carbonised plant macrofossils and charcoal. John has made contributions to a number of large research projects in Atlantic Scotland, including the Old Scatness and Jarlshof Environs Project (University of Bradford), the Viking Unst Project (University of Bradford) and publication work for Bornais Mound 1 and Mound 2 (Cardiff University). John is a member of the Association for Environmental Archaeology.

Andrew Peachey BA, AIfA
Prehistoric and Roman pottery, Ceramic Building Materials and Lithics

Andrew joined AS in 2002 as a pottery researcher and has worked on numerous substantial assemblages, principally from across East Anglia but also from southern England. Recent projects have included a Neolithic site at Coxford, Norfolk, an early Bronze Age domestic site at Shropham, Norfolk, and an Iron Age and early Roman riverside site at Dernford, Cambridgeshire. Andrew is a member of the Prehistoric Ceramics Research Group and the Study Group for Roman Pottery.

Julia E. Cussans PhD, BSc (hons.), Dip. Prof. Arch. Studies
Archaeozoology

Dr Julia E. Cussans is a full and active member of the International Council for Archaeozoology, the Professional Zooarchaeology Group and the Association for Environmental Archaeology. Julia previously worked as Environmental Officer for the North Atlantic Research Unit, University of Bradford and has worked on a number of large animal bone assemblages including Old Scatness, Shetland, Binchester Roman Fort, Broxmouth Iron Age Hillfort and Scotch Street, Carlisle.