This report contains an assessment of the Roman pottery finds from the excavation. The report was written by Amy Thorp, but has been edited for web by Chaz Morse and Guy Hunt. For a full index of the assessment reports, please see the assessment report index.

Gary discusses his weeks activities.

Steve Campion, from L -P : Archaeology’s environmental department explains why and how environmental evidence is important at Prescot Street.

Field Officer’s report for 21st April 2008

This article explains what happens to the finds and records once they have been recorded and processed on site.

An article that explains the basics of archaeological dating techniques.

This article explains how archaeologists know where to look. It explains in more depth how sites are found and the process of desk based research.

Pot

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Glossary definition of pot

Carbon 14 Dating

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Glossary definition of carbon 14 dating.

Glossary definition of terminus ante quem/terminus post quem

Glossary definition of stratified/unstratifed

Samian Ware

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Glossary definition of Samian Ware

Relative dating

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Glossary definition of relative dating

This article provides an overview of the evidence from the Prescot Street evaluation undertaken by L – P : Archaeology in 2006.

Timeline

This article discusses the development of the Prescot Street site illustrated through documentary sources.

Further information on excavations of the East London Roman Cemetery undertaken by other archaeological organisations.