Monthly Archives: April 2013

UKAS Cardiff 2013

Today we attended the UKAS 2013 conference at the University of Cardiff. Amongst the presentations were some really interesting studies on the decay rates of wood and bone at Star Carr and results of molecular analysis on resins from British … Continue reading

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It’s always nice to welcome new people to the ‘flock’

Steph and I had a lovely meeting this afternoon with John Wyatt discussing all things avian. John has worked extensively on birds in ancient Egypt and his ornithological knowledge is an asset to the discipline. We were able to share … Continue reading

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Oh I do like to be beside the seaside…..

I took a few hours out of my holiday today to catalogue the animal mummies at Plymouth City Museum. In total, the collection includes 15 mummies including birds, crocodiles and mammals. All the mummies have been incorporated into the Bio … Continue reading

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