Department of Archaeology



Nathan Wales co-authors large-scale publication on rabbit DNA

Monday 18 February 2019

Article in Science is unprecedented study spanning 150 years and thousands of miles, reveals the genetic basis for the animal's fightback against the deadly myxoma virus

YEAR Centre Official Launch

Friday 15 February 2019

The York Experimental Archaeology Research (YEAR) Centre celebrates with a new blog detailing research

Professor Emeritus Martin Carver Publishes New Book: Formative Britain

Friday 15 February 2019

Formative Britain is a highly illustrated book that presents an account of the peoples occupying the island of Britain between 400 and 1100 AD

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Researcher in focus

Dr Lea Drieu

My research interests are focused primarily on pottery function by applying Organic Residue Analysis (ORA), of ceramic vessels from the Mediterranean. I am particularly interested in specificities related to vessel use in this area: commodities (plant oils, wine, fruits, etc.) and the preservation of organic matter, which is related to the Mediterranean climate and the geological environment.