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Results for Alan Vince Archaeological Consultancy

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Alan Vince transformed the study of Saxon, medieval and early modern ceramics by applying geological and archaeological techniques. He examined the petrological composition of pots, comparing their constituents with rocks from known geological deposits. Working from microscope slides and later also with chemical analysis of the clay, he could deduce the geographical origin of the pot - sometimes even the precise kiln that had produced it centuries ago. Alan compared tens of thousands of potsherds, from dozens of sites, deploying statistical techniques to transform our understanding of conditions in English towns.

In 1999, Alan established his own archaeological consultancy after gaining extensive archaeological experience at Southampton University, the Department of Urban Archaeology of the Museum of London (1980-1988), the City of Lincoln Archaeology Unit (1988-1995) and the Department of Archaeology at the University of York (1995 - 1999).

Following the sad and untimely death of Dr. Vince in 2009, the Medieval Pottery Research Group, funded by English Heritage undertook a comprehensive audit of the Alan Vince Archaeological Consultancy archive and made recommendations for the future security of the important elements of it. Dr. Vince's widow agreed to transfer title and copyright to the final curators of all the archive elements finally distributed as part of this project. Elements of his important digital archive were transferred to the Archaeology Data Service (ADS). These include the unpublished reports of AVAC.



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Vince, A (1996) 'The Petrology of some prehistoric pottery from Castle Hill, Folkestone 1991.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Medieval Pottery from the King's Ditch, Hereford (AUB97).'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Petrological Analysis of some Iron Age pottery from Kent.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Assessment of Tewkesbury Abbey Meadow Floor Tiles (TAM92).'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Pottery and Ceramic Building Material from site 1997.60/61. Water Pipeline, Kexby, York: Assessment Report.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'The Petrology of some shell-tempered pottery from Cambridgeshire (Site LHP).'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Pottery from Site SAY97/29 (2402) CS24'.
Vince, A (1997) 'The Medieval and later pottery from the Godsells site, Hereford (he97c). '.
Vince, A (1997) 'Medieval Pottery from Leominster (Site LPP97).'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Pottery and Ceramic Building Material from St Leonard's, Ludlow (sll97): Assessment Report.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Medieval and later ceramic finds from St Mary's, Usk: Assessment Report.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Medieval and later pottery from Ford Abbey, near Leominster.'.
Vince, A (1997) 'Medieval Pottery from site HES97, Hereford.'.
Garside-Neville, S Vince, A (1997) 'Pottery and Ceramic Building Material from Naburn Sewage Works, Yorks (Site YORYM 97.81).'.
Vince, A (1997) 'The Petrology of a possible Mid/late Saxon import from Minster Abbey, Kent .'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Petrological Analysis of some Iron Age pottery from Kent: II.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Provisional Identification of some Medieval Pottery from Deansway, Worcester.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'The Pottery from Loughton 1997, Milton Keynes, Bucks.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Chemical analysis of a sherd of Malling jug from Shapwick, Somerset.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'The Petrology of some Anglo-Saxon Pottery from Tallington, Lincolnshire.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Assessment of Pottery from Abbey Retail Park, Barking (ARP97).'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Assessment of Pottery from Abbey Retail Park, Barking (ARP97).'.
Vince, A (1998) 'The petrology of a Trevisker ware vessel from Monkton, Thanet, Kent.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Oakwood Business Park, Clacton, Essex. Pottery and Ceramic Building Material Assessment Report.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Saxon and Medieval Pottery from Abbey Retail Park, Barking.'.
Vince, A (1998) 'Pottery and Ceramic Building Material from The York Hotel, York (YORYM:1998:707): Assessment Report.'.

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