World Archaeology. Made in Sheffield.
We inspire students to explore and excel, through imaginative teaching and the world-leading research we conduct across the globe.
Excavations of Sheffield's Castle have begun!
The first extensive professional excavations on the site of Sheffield Castle started and our students are working with Wessex Archaeology to uncover this key element in Sheffield’s pastFind out more>
Studying Archaeology at Sheffield
Study with us and we’ll introduce you to the richness, difference and diversity of humanity from deep history to modernity, to the thrill of discovery, and to the pleasures of researchWatch to find out more>
Archaeology in a cup of tea!
Dr Roberta Mentesana, Honorary Research Fellow in the department, tells a story about how archaeologists can learn more about people and historical events from little bits of pottery.Click to watch>
Our research helps communities worldwide make sense of their heritage. Our research is global and cross-disciplinary.Our research>
International and local partnerships
We collaborate globally to discover secrets of ancient civilisations. Roman Clothing and Identities is an international research project where specialists from seven European countries are examining the impact of clothing and dress on Roman society.Clothing and Identities project>