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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.

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 Cosmeston and Llangorse.

Projects include:

  • Excavation, survey and community archaeology at Cosmeston, Llancaiach Fawr and St Donat's.
  • Llangorse: A Welsh Crannog
  • Settlement and economy in SE. Wales in the medieval and early modern periods
  • 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

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