About Us

Elizabeth Foulds

2016-08-29 11.26.04Elizabeth has 10 years of experience as an archaeologist and is a specialist in a variety of small finds. Since completing her doctoral thesis on British Iron Age glass beads, she has worked in commercial archaeology as a Finds Manager and small finds specialist before establishing herself as an independent specialist. She has written multiple reports on a variety of prehistoric, Roman, medieval, and post-medieval artefacts, including metalwork, worked stone, worked bone, glass, amber, and jet. Elizabeth has written for commercial client (‘grey literature’) reports, as well as published small finds reports in renowned journals and large-scale monographs.


PhD Archaeology, Durham University, 2014

MA Archaeology (Distinction), Durham University, 2009

BA Anthropology, Portland State University, USA, 2008

BA History, Portland State University, USA, 2006


The Prehistoric Society

Later Prehistoric Finds Group

The Finds Research Group

Roman Finds Group

Frederick Foulds

IMG-3703Frederick is a freelance lithic analyst who specialises in the Lower Palaeolithic to Bronze Age lithic assemblages of the British Isles. He studies a range of materials including flint, chert and quartz. Throughout his career he has worked on archaeological sites in the British Isles, Europe and the Middle East, providing over 10 years of experience in analysing a wide variety of lithic assemblages. Since 2015, Frederick has produced assessment and analysis reports for various sites in the North of England and acted as a lithic analyst as part of the upgrade of the A1 to motorway status between Leeming and Barton.

Frederick has acted as the editor for Lithics, the journal of the Lithic Studies Society and as an assistant editor for the European Journal of Archaeology. He has also been the editor for a number of archaeological monographs.


PhD Archaeology, Durham University, 2013

MA Archaeology (Distinction), Durham University, 2007

BA (Hons) Archaeology (2:1), Durham University, 2006


The Prehistoric Society

Lithic Studies Society

Quaternary Research Association