The Ancient Human Occupation of Britain (AHOB) was a three-phase project to investigate ancient humans from the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic in northern Europe that ran from 2001 through 2011 with funding from the Leverhulme Trust. This website contains information about the project and provides access to data generated AHOB research.
The AHOB database contains information about selected key Pleistocene sites in Britain that document early hominin occupation of northwestern Europe. These data were assembled by researchers working with the project between 2001 and 2015 and are made available here for research, teaching, and other uses.
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Here is a random selection from the bibliography of papers published by the AHOB research team.
Lee, J.R., S.J. Booth, R.J.O. Hamblin, A.M. Jarrow, A.M. Kessler, B.S.P. Moorlock, A.N. Morigi, A. Palmer, S.J. Pawley, J.B. Riding, and J. Rose. 2004. A new stratigraphy for the glacial deposits around Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, North Walsham and Cromer, East Anglia, UK. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Norfolk 53: 3–60.
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For a complete list of AHOB publications, click here.