My Research Projects

Research projects and fieldwork I have been or am engaged in.

Current projects

  • Urban Development and Regional Identities in Middle Egypt: A Deep History of the Asyut Region (British Museum) – a holistic project to map, preserve and present Egypt’s heritage by looking at the broad spectrum of history – from 3000BC up until the present day – at multi-layered sites, including the varied responses of local communities who live atop the layers of history below.
  • Hatnub Epigraphic Project (IFAO and University of Liverpool) – epigraphic and archaeological survey and excavation of the Hatnub Egyptian alabaster quarries, including investigation and documentation of the inscriptions, quarrying methods and surrounding quarry landscape.
  • Pisitiros Project (University of Liverpool) – post-excavation analysis, publication and archival preparation of material from the excavations of the ancient site of Pisitiros (Vetren) in Bulgaria.

Previous projects

Olynthos Project (University of Michigan, University of Liverpool and Hellenic Ministry of Culture) 2015-2017 – A multi-disciplinary project investigating the archaeological and landscape of the Classical city of Olynthos in Northern Greece.

Dra Abu el-Naga South Survey Project 2013 – a single season survey of the topographic, geological and archaeological landscape of the cemetery of Dra Abu el-Naga south in the Theban Necropolis at Luxor.

Gebel el-Asr Project (University of Liverpool) 2012 – archaeological survey of the cairn-shrines at Stelae Ridge in the Gebel el-Asr gneiss quarries.

Gurob Harem Palace Project (University of Liverpool) 2006-2012 – archaeological excavation and survey at the New Kingdom palace and town site of Gurob, in the Faiyum region of Egypt.

Assessment of archaeological resource in aggregate areas on the Isle of Wight. (Museum of London Archaeology) 2009-2011 – an English Heritage and Aggregates Levy Sustainability funded project to identify and quantify the archaeological assets within aggregate-producing areas of the Isle of Wight, using Historic Environment Record data and GIS analysis.