Last week members of the Fitch, and colleagues, travelled to Barcelona for the 15th European Meeting on Ancient Ceramics (EMAC). This biennial conference aims to promote the interdisciplinary and integrated studies […]
This year’s Fitch Laboratory annual lecture was given by Professor Glynis Jones (University of Sheffield and Member of the Fitch Laboratory Sub-commitee). It was titled: “The origin and spread of agriculture: what do the plants have to say?”
We are pleased to announce the most recent publication by members of the fitch: “Exploring Diversity in Household Pottery Traditions in Crusader Greece: a Case Study from the City of Thebes, Boeotia”.
Maria Duggan has just joined the Fitch Laboratory to undertake research on the project ‘Tintagel: Trans-European Connections in the Post-Roman World’.
New article on Late Hellenistic colour-coated pottery by members of the Fitch.
Efthymia Nikita’s new project, ‘People in Motion’, aims to investigate human mobility in the Mediterranean during the Byzantine period.
Applications are invited from graduate students or young scholars for an award to support research at the Fitch Laboratory, British School at Athens (BSA) for up to 3 months in the academic year (September 2019-June 2020).
In the winter of 2018 I spent six weeks at the Fitch Laboratory analysing Late Geometric to Archaic pottery from the Sanctuary of Artemis Hemera, in Arcadian Lousoi.
A database of c. 10 000 loom weights and spindle whorls from across the north Mediterranean can bring much knowledge, as well as new questions about ancient cloth manufacture. This is some of the data our team at the ERC project PROCON have collected over the past five years in order to study textile production in Mediterranean Europe between c. 1000–500 BC.