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The Archaeology of Wales Research Group

Archaeology of Wales is one of our major research strengths, revealing more about the nation's fascinating past across a broad range of periods.

We conduct fieldwork and material studies at sites across Wales dating from the Iron Age to the early modern period including Caerleon, Cosmeston and Llangorse.

Projects include:

  • Excavation, survey and community archaeology at Cosmeston, Llancaiach Fawr and St Donat's.
  • Iron Age & Roman Coins from Wales
  • Llangorse: A Welsh Crannog
  • Settlement and economy in SE. Wales in the medieval and early modern periods
  • Venta Silurum, the Roman city at Caerwent
  • Zooarchaeology of Wales: Llangorse and Llanmaes

Academic staff

Professor John Hines

Professor John Hines

Professor of Archaeology

Email:
hines@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4736
Dr Alan Lane

Dr Alan Lane

Senior Lecturer in Archaeology

Email:
lanea@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5627
Professor Jacqui Mulville

Professor Jacqui Mulville

Professor in Bioarchaeology, Director of Research and Impact

Email:
mulvilleja@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4247
Professor Niall Sharples

Professor Niall Sharples

Professor of Archaeology (Research Leave 2019/20)

Email:
sharples@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 4246
Professor Alasdair Whittle

Professor Alasdair Whittle

Distinguished Research Professor in Archaeology

Email:
whittle@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 5633