Anthony Harding

Department of Archaeology
Univerity of Exeter

Fields of interest: 

Bronze Age Europe, especially central and south-eastern Europe

Trade and exchange between the Bronze Age Aegean, other parts of the Mediterranean, and Europe

Ancient warfare and conflict, with special reference to the site of Velim, Bohemia

Neolithic ritual sites in Britain, particularly henge monuments

The archaeology of salt, particularly in Transylvania

Settlement of the north European plain in the Early Iron Age

The development of defensive sites in central and eastern Europe in the Bronze Age

Recent publications:

A. Harding, H Fokkens:
Oxford Handbook of the European Bronze Age
Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

A. Harding,
Salt in Prehistoric Europe,
Leiden, Sidestone Press, 2013.

A. Harding, V Kavruk,
Explorations in Salt Archaeology in the Carpathian Zone,
Budapest, Archaeolingua, 2013.

A. Harding,
World systems, Cores and Peripheries in Prehistoric Europe,
European Journal of Archaeology, vol. 16, 2013, 378-400.

A. Harding,
Evidence for prehistoric salt extraction rediscovered in the
Hungarian Central Mining Museum,
Antiquaries Journal, vol. 91, 2011, 27-49.

A. Harding, A Szenkmiklosi, B Heeb, J Heeb, R Krause, H Becker,
Cornesti-Iarcuri – a Bronze Age town in the Romanian Banat?
Antiquity, vol. 85, 2011, 819-838

A. Harding,
The problem of illicit antiquities: an ethical dilemma for scholars,
in History for the Taking. Perspectives on Material Heritage,
London: British Academy Policy Centre, 2011, 77-10.

A. Harding, C Knusel, A Outram, R Sumberova,
Velim, Violence and Death in Bronze Age Bohemia.
Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences, 2007.