Tag Archives: archaeological oysters

The Oysters in Excavations at Poole 1973-1983

Please click on the link below to download a PDF copy of the full oyster shell report from excavations in the town of Poole, Dorset, England, in which the oyster studies established A substantial industry, as indicated by large middens, … Continue reading

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Late Saxon & Conquest-Period Oyster Middens

Please click on the link below to download a PDF file of the publication in which the late Ian Horsey and I investigated the date and nature of oyster shell midden deposits excavated from beneath the waterfront of Poole in … Continue reading

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List of my commissioned reports on archaeological oysters etc

In the previous post, I listed published research I have undertaken into oyster shells and other marine mollusc shells recovered from archaeological excavations in the UK. In this post, I list commissioned reports that I have completed – which are … Continue reading

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My publications on archaeological oysters etc.

I have been interested for a long time in oyster and other marine mollusc shells from archaeological excavations. I’ve been exploring their potential for archaeological site interpretation. Over the years I’ve written many reports of my analyses – some of … Continue reading

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