Areas of interest
- Archaeology of the Roman Empire
- Artefact studies
- Museum collection histories
- Archaeological metals and scientific analysis
- Statuettes and figurines
Complex Divinities: Writing the chemical, archaeological and collecting biographies of 1st century AD Roman copper-alloy statuettes within the British Museum.
I hold a BA in Classical Archaeology and Ancient History (1st class) from the University of Oxford, and an MA in Archaeology (Distinction) from the University of Reading. My Undergraduate dissertation focused on inscriptions by the Holconii Family from the Large Theatre of Pompeii. My MA dissertation, conducted through a fully-funded Highways England studentship with MOLA/Headland Infrastructure, focused on the large structural iron nail assemblage from the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon excavations, developing an improved methodology and typology for recording this material type. During my MA I was awarded the Astill-Chapman Prize for best performance, and was nominated to the Royal Archaeological Institute prize for the best MA dissertation. Prior to my MA I worked as a Graduate Manager within the NHS, alongside completing a PgDip in Healthcare Leadership with the Universities of Birmingham/Manchester. I have participated in multiple seasons of archaeological excavation, most notably of the Greco-Roman Temple complex at Halaesa, Sicily. I have a particular focus on Roman artefact studies and run the Roman Artefact Reading Group at the University of Reading.
Professor Hella Eckardt (University of Reading)
Dr Pete Bray (University of Reading)
Thorsten Opper (British Museum)
Frederik Rademakers (British Museum)