Category Archives: Archaeology

The Housewife’s Jericho

By Dr Amara Thornton

Margaret Wheeler (left) holding a drawing board on site at Jericho in 1954. Copyright UCL Institute of Archaeology

Margaret Wheeler (left) holding a drawing board on site at Jericho in 1954. Copyright UCL Institute of Archaeology

My story, for this blog anyway, begins in a second-hand bookshop in Hampstead, London.  It’s my first port …

From Lucy to Language

Tomorrow we’re holding an event called Being Human… From Lucy to Language at the British Academy. Here’s a video with Professor Robin Dunbar and Professor Clive Gamble talking about the project:

The event will feature: Robin Dunbar FBA, Professor …