Wolfson Archaeology Lab

Welcome to the website for the Wolfson Archaeology Laboratory at Newcastle University. Here you will find information about our facilities, current research projects, publications, and research opportunities.



Opportunities in the Wolfson Archaeology Lab

New AHRC grant to study terraces

TerraSAgE: Terraces as Sustainable Agricultural Environments is funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) from 2020 - 2022.

Stonehenge may have been built using lard

Pig fat could have been used to grease the sledges used to transport the massive stones of Stonehenge into position, new analysis by archaeologists at Newcastle University has suggested.

Prehistoric faeces reveals evidence of infection among early farmers

Analysis of prehistoric poo has helped uncover evidence that some of the earliest farmers were infected by an intestinal parasite.

New website

The Wolfson Archaeology Lab has a new website

PGR-led Experimental Archaeology research group established

EXARN promotes the study of material culture, archaeo-materials and ancient technologies

£10,000 grant awarded to Dr Annie Tindley

An overview of the history of small landholdings (1911-present) in Scotland