School of Social Sciences

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  • Oxford Brookes Archaeology and Heritage

    OBAH is a university-based consultancy which offers research and consultancy services in archaeology, heritage and the ancient environment.

    We are a team of recognised academics and professionals who specialise in the Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf region, providing the highest level of expertise and experience. Our Geoarchaeology Division also provides specialist geoarchaeological services to the UK, as well as overseas regions such as the Balkans, North Africa, southern Africa, southeast Asia and the Middle East.

    As well as conducting archaeological and environmental assessments, and survey and salvage operations for corporate clients, we also provide research at the highest level for local and international museums and heritage organisations working in Arabia and the Gulf region.

    Our expertise covers:

    • The archaeology and material culture of Arabia, from the earliest periods to the early 20th century AD
    • Reconstructing ancient environments, including geoarchaeology and environmental archaeology
    • Training and distance learning
  • Academic staff with related research interests

    Professor Adrian Parker

    Professor in Geography
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