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Prof John Hines 

Professor John Hines
Position:Professor of Archaeology

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74736
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74949
Location:John Percival Building 4.42

Research Interests

Specialist in the archaeology, literature and languages of medieval northern Europe. Principal individual research work is devoted to the integrated (‘interdisciplinary’) study of archaeology, the history of language, and literature.

Selected Publications

John Hines [with Alex Bayliss, Karen Høilund Nielsen, Gerry McCormac and Christopher Scull] (2013) Anglo-Saxon Graves and Grave Goods of the 6th and 7th Centuries AD: A Chronological Framework. Society for Medieval Archaeology.

John Hines (2004) Voices in the past: English Literature and Archaeology. D. S. Brewer.

John Hines (1998) The Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Edix Hill (Barrington A), Cambridgeshire. Council for British Archaeology.

John Hines (1997) A New Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Great Square-Headed Brooches. Society of Antiquaries of London.

John Hines (1993) The Fabliau in English. Longman

John Hines (1993) Clasps-Hektespenner-Agraffen: Anglo-Scandinavian Clasps of the Third to Sixth Centuries AD. Typology, Diffusion and Function. Kungl. Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien.

John Hines (1984) The Scandinavian character of Anglian England in the pre-Viking period. British Archaeological Reports.

Research Projects

RAF Lakenheath Anglo-Saxon cemeteries

RuneS: Runic Literacy in Old English and Old Frisian

Impact and Engagement

Cosmeston Archaeology Project


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