School of Humanities
Department of Archaeology
Science and archaeology. Ancient technologies, particularly glass, ceramics, metals and stone. Islamic archaeology in Syria. Scientific techniques used in archaeology.
Asia expertise: Investigating the ancient Silk Road especially the links between the Middle East and China via the terrestrial and maritime silk roads in the Tang Dynasty and Abbasid caliphate (c. 7th to 10th centuries AD), especially technology, trade, cultural identities and ancient economies. Collaborations: archaeologists, scientists, geologists, historians and museum professionals in a range of institutions around the world.
More information about Professor Henderson can be found on his webpage.
Two separate film companies on films about the Holy Grail, a third film company on the history of glass Future: Silk Road interactions