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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site

 

Students

Supported by

Arts and Humanities Research Council
CDA British Museum

Ali Bennett


University College London

Collecting in East Africa: from the end of exploration to colonisation and settlement

Qin Cao


University of Oxford

Chinese weapons and warfare in Shang (c.1600-1050 B.C.) and Western Zhou (c.1050- 771 B.C.) Societies: significance, value and identity

Helen Chittock


University of Southampton

The aesthetics of the everyday in Iron Age East Yorkshire

Jack Davy


University College London

Miniaturisation and material culture

Charlotte Dixon


University of Southampton

Sailing the monsoon winds in miniature: model boats as evidence for boat building technologies, cultures and collecting

Luke Edgington-Brown


University of East Anglia

The Gowland collection in the context of Japanese archaeology

Hannah Errington


University of York

Museum shopping: objects, practices, and meanings

David Francis


University College London

Narrative, identity and the museum visitor experience

Kate Fulcher


University College London

Colour in the New Kingdom town: the technology of painted vernacular architecture at Amara West and Tell el-Amarna

Laxshmi Greaves


Cardiff University

Brick foundations: Ahichhatra and the formation of Indian sacred architecture in the Gupta-Vakataka Age

Naomi Lebens


Courtauld Institute of Art

Prints in play: printed games and the fashioning of social roles in early modern Europe

Alexandra Magub


School of Oriental and African Studies

Political and religious ideologies on Parthian coins from the 2nd and 1st centuries BC

Elizabeth Norton


University of Southampton

Polished axes: object biographies and the writing of world prehistories

Robert Rock


University of Hertfordshire

Criminal skill: counterfeiting the coin in eighteenth century Britain and Ireland

Nicholas Salmon


Birkbeck College, University of London

Between Asia and Europe: Mediterranean networks and island identity on Rhodes, 8th to 5th centuries BC

Duncan Shields


De Montfort University

Alfred Maudslay, photography and archaeology: process, meaning and effect

Daniel Simpson


Royal Holloway, University of London

The Royal Navy and colonial collecting in Australia, c.1820-1870

Jessica Stitt


University of Oxford

Operational management in heritage: optimising preservation in the context of development and use of collections

Robert Webley


University of York

Conquest and continuity: characterising portable metalwork in Late Saxon and Anglo-Norman England, AD 900-1200

Rebecca Whiting


University College London

Human behaviour and adaptation during a period of cultural, social and environmental change: the dental anthropology of the inhabitants of the 4th Cataract, Sudan

Rachel Wilkinson


University of Leicester

Iron Age metalwork hoards in Britain

Sophie Adams

University of Leicester

A study of late Hallstatt and early-middle La Tène brooches in Britain


Alison Clark

Kings College London

Historicising the British Museum's Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Robert Davis

University of Reading

Palaeolithic archaeology of the Solent River: human occupation in its stratigraphic context 2


Kirsten Halliday

University College London

Chimu state art


Marcus Hatch

Queen Mary College, London

Palaeolithic archaeology of the Solent River: human occupation in its stratigraphic context 1


Jack Mockford

University of Hertfordshire

Paper money, forgers and forgery, 1776-1826


Katie Robbins

University of Southampton

How representative is the Portable Antiquities Scheme database?

Melanie Rimmer

University of Cardiff

The corrosion of archaeological iron


Michelle Statton

University College London

Dress, adornment and identity in Late Iron Age and Roman Britain

Philippa Walton

University College London

Roman coin loss patterns from the PAS

Helen Wilson

University of Manchester

Interventive conservation of black-dyed organic materials – the problem of metal-polyphenol complexes