Staff Profile:Sarah Lambert-Gates

Sarah Lambert-Gates
Position / Job Title:
SAGES Graphics
SAGES Graphics Technician. Lecturer in Archaeological Illustration.
Areas of Interest:
Design and Illustration; visualisation, photography, web, video, social media
Research groups / Centres:

IFA - Graphics Special Interest Group (MIFA), Visualisation in Archaeology

Key Facts:

Sarah has worked in graphics and archaeological illustration for 16 years, and started her career as a field archaeologist. She teaches Illustration of artefacts on a Part 2 Archaeology module; Techniques in Artefact Interpretation, and Archaeological Graphics for Masters students. She has also worked as a supervisor at the Silchester Town Life Project since1998.

Sarah has worked full time for the University of Reading since September 2011. Prior to this, she worked for Oxford Archaeology, starting as a field archaeologist, and culminating as the Senior Illustrator for a busy Graphics office. During this time she was lead illustrator in a number of large publications, including the Thames Through Time series (which was a finalist in the British Archaeological Book of the Year awards), and Under the Oracle.

N.B. Her previous publications go under the name of Sarah Lucas.


University of Reading

Astill, G. (2011) The changing monastic cloister: excavations in the south range of Bordesley Abbey. Archaeological Journal, 168. pp. 285-404.

Bradley, R. (2013) Houses of commons, houses of lords: domestic dwellings and monumental architecture in prehistoric Europe. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 79. ISSN 0079-797X

Fulford, M. (2013) Gallo-Roman sigillata : fresh approaches, fresh challenges, fresh questions. In: Fulford, M. and Durham, E.(eds.) Seeing red : new economic and social perspectives on terra sigillata. Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies supplement (102). University of London, Institute of Classical Studies, London, pp. 1-17. ISBN 978190567047

H Eckardt and S Rippon (ed) (2013) LIVING AND WORKING IN THE ROMAN WORLD. ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF MICHAEL FULFORD. Contributors: J. R. L. Allen, W. Bowden, A. Clarke, J. Creighton, N. Crummy, B. W. Cunliffe, E. Durham, H. Eckardt, N. Holbrook, H. R. Hurst, D. J. Mattingly, D. P. S. Peacock, S. Rippon, J. Timby and A. Wallace-Hadrill. ISBN-13: 978-1-887829-95-3

Oxford Archaeological Unit/Oxford Archaeology Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph Series

2003. A Dodd (ed.), Oxford before the University: the late Saxon and Norman archaeology of the Thames Crossing, the defences and the town, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 17

2007. D Miles, S Palmer, A Smith and G P Jones, Iron Age and Roman settlement in the Upper Thames Valley: excavations at Claydon Pike and other sites within the Cotswold Water Park, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 26

2007. P Booth, A Dodd, M Robinson and A Smith, The Thames Through Time. The early historical period: Rome and the Anglo-Saxons in the Thames Valley, c AD 1-1000, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 27

2008. T G Allen and Z Kamash, Saved from the Grave: Neolithic to Saxon discoveries at Spring Road municipal cemetery, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 28 2009. G Lambrick, with T Allen and contributions by M Robinson, The Thames Through Time. The first foundations of modern society in the Thames Valley, 1500 BC-AD 50, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 29

2010. K Powell, A Smith and G Laws, Evolution of a Farming Community in the Upper Thames Valley: Excavation of a prehistoric, Roman and post-Roman landscape at Cotswold Community, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 31

2011. A Morigi, D Schreve, M White, G Hey, P Garwood, M Robinson, A Barclay and P Bradley,  The Thames Through Time: the archaeology of the gravel terraces of the Upper and Middle Thames. Early prehistory to 1500 BC, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 32

2013. B M Ford, D Poore, R Shaffrey and D R P Wilkinson, Under the Oracle: excavations at the Oracle Shopping Centre site 1996-8. The medieval and post-medieval urban development of the Kennet floodplain in Reading, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 36

2013. T G Allen, A Barclay, A M Cromarty, H Anderson-Whymark, A Parker and M Robinson, Opening the Wood, Making the Land: The archaeology of a Middle Thames landscape. The Eton College Rowing Land Project and the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton Flood Alleviation Scheme.  Volume 1: Mesolithic to early Bronze Age, Thames Valley Landscapes Monograph 38

Oxford Archaeology Monograph Series

2008. P Booth, A-M Bingham and S Lawrence, The Roman roadside settlement at Westhawk Farm, Ashford, Kent. Excavations 1998-9, Oxford Archaeology Monograph 2

2008. A Simmonds, N Marquez-Grant and L Loe, Life and Death in a Roman city: excavation of a Roman cemetery with a mass grave at 120-122 London Road, Gloucester, Oxford Archaeology Monograph 6

2011. B M Ford and S Teague with E Biddulph, A Hardy and L Brown, Winchester, a City in the Making: Archaeological excavations between 2002 and 2007 on the sites of Northgate House, Staple Gardens and the former Winchester Library, Jewry St, Oxford Archaeology Monograph 12

2011. R Brown and A Hardy, Trade and Prosperity, War and Poverty: An archaeological and historical investigation into Southampton's French Quarter, Oxford Archaeology Monograph 15

Oxford Wessex Archaeology Monographs

2011. P Booth, T Champion, S Foreman, P Garwood, H Glass, J Munby and A Reynolds, On Track: the archaeology of High Speed 1 Section 1 in Kent, Oxford Wessex Archaeology Monograph 4

Oxford Archaeological Unit/Oxford Archaeology Occasional Papers

2001. S Foreman, A Hardy and A Mayes, The excavation of medieval and post-medieval remains at Poyle House, Berkshire, OAU Occasional Paper No. 8

2001. D Poore and D R P Wilkinson, Beaumont Palace and the White Friars: Excavations at the Sackler Library, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OAU Occasional Paper No. 9

2006. G Keevill and S Kelly, The Tower of London New Armouries Project, OA Occasional Paper No. 12

2009. P Booth and A Simmonds, Appleford's earliest farmers: archaeological work at Appleford Sidings, Oxfordshire, 1993-2000, OA Occasional Paper 17

2004. G Keevill, The Tower of London Moat: archaeological excavations 1995-9, Historic Royal Palaces Monograph 1

2013. W Aylward (ed.), Excavations at Zeugma conducted by Oxford Archaeology, The Packard Humanities Institute


Art and Design Foundation Diploma (North Essex School of Art and Design),

BA hons (Durham University).


Sarah Lucas

Contact Details


0118 3785373

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