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Prof Anthony Sinclair MA, PhD, FSA, FHEA

Professor of Archaeological Theory and Method Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology

    Publications

    2020

    From Specialty to Specialist: a citation analysis of Evolutionary Anthropology, Palaeolithic Archaeology and the Work of John Gowlett 1970-2018 (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2020). From Specialty to Specialist: a citation analysis of Evolutionary Anthropology, Palaeolithic Archaeology and the Work of John Gowlett 1970-2018. In J. Cole, J. McNabb, M. Grove, & R. Hosfield (Eds.), Landscapes of Evolution: Studies in Honour of John Gowlett (pp. 175-201). Oxford: Archaeopress. Retrieved from https://www.archaeopress.com/

    2019

    Landscape archaeology, Palaeolithic survey and coastal change along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A., Inglis, R. H., Shuttleworth, A., Foulds, F., & Alsharekh, A. (2019). Landscape archaeology, Palaeolithic survey and coastal change along the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia. In N. M. A. Rasul, & I. C. F. Stewart (Eds.), Geological Setting, Palaeoenvironment and Archaeology of the Red Sea (pp. 533-552). Switzerland: Springer Nature. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99408-6_24

    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-99408-6_24

    Paleolithic artifact deposits at Wadi Dabsa, Saudi Arabia: A multiscalar geoarchaeological approach to building an interpretative framework (Journal article)

    Inglis, R. H., Fanning, P. C., Stone, A., Barfod, D. N., Sinclair, A., Hisng-Chung, C., . . . Bailey, G. (2019). Paleolithic artifact deposits at Wadi Dabsa, Saudi Arabia: A multiscalar geoarchaeological approach to building an interpretative framework. Geoarchaeology: an international journal.

    2018

    Preliminary Report on 2014 Fieldwork in Southwest Saudi Arabia by the Disperse Project: (1) Jizan and Asir Provinces (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. G. M., Inglis, R. H., Shuttleworth, A., Al Maamary, A., Budd, W., Hausmann, N., . . . Bailey, G. N. (2018). Preliminary Report on 2014 Fieldwork in Southwest Saudi Arabia by the Disperse Project: (1) Jizan and Asir Provinces. In G. Bailey, & A. Alsharekh (Eds.), Palaeolithic Archaeology, Coastal prehistory and Submerged Landscapes in Southwest Saudi Arabia and the Farsasan Islands: DISPERSE Field Reports 2012-2015 (pp. 195). Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.

    Preliminary Report on 2015 Fieldwork in Southwest Saudi Arabia by the DISPERSE project: Asir Province (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. G. M., Inglis, R. H., Foulds, F. W. F., Shuttleworth, A., Alsharekh, A. M., Al Ghamdi, S., & Bailey, G. N. (2018). Preliminary Report on 2015 Fieldwork in Southwest Saudi Arabia by the DISPERSE project: Asir Province. In G. Bailey, & A. Alsharekh (Eds.), Palaeolithic Archaeology, Coastal Prehistory and Submerged Landscapes in Southwest Saudi Arabia and the Farasan Islands: DISPERSE Field Reports 2012-2015 (pp. 257). Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage.

    2017

    A large handaxe from Wadi Dabsa and early hominin adaptations within the Arabian Peninsula (Journal article)

    Foulds, F. W. F., Shuttleworth, A., Sinclair, A., Alsharekh, A. M., Al Ghamdi, S., Inglis, R. H., & Bailey, G. N. (2017). A large handaxe from Wadi Dabsa and early hominin adaptations within the Arabian Peninsula. Antiquity, 91(360), 1421-1434. doi:10.15184/aqy.2017.153

    DOI: 10.15184/aqy.2017.153

    Beyond size: The potential of a geometric morphometric analysis of shape and form for the assessment of sex in hand stencils in rock art (Journal article)

    Nelson, E., Hall, J., Randolph-Quinney, P., & Sinclair, A. (2017). Beyond size: The potential of a geometric morphometric analysis of shape and form for the assessment of sex in hand stencils in rock art. Journal of Archaeological Science, 78, 202-213. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2016.11.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2016.11.001

    2016

    The Intellectual Base of Archaeological Research 2004-2013: a visualisation and analysis of its disciplinary links, networks of authors and conceptual language (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2016). The Intellectual Base of Archaeological Research 2004-2013: a visualisation and analysis of its disciplinary links, networks of authors and conceptual language. Internet Archaeology, 42. doi:10.11141/ia.42.8

    DOI: 10.11141/ia.42.8

    Recent investigations into the Later Acheulean of the Makapansgat Region, Northern Province, South Africa (Chapter)

    McNabb, J., Sinclair, A., & Quinney, P. (2016). Recent investigations into the Later Acheulean of the Makapansgat Region, Northern Province, South Africa. In Lithic Analysis at the Millennium (pp. 3-16).

    2015

    Bleu Arabia: Palaeolithic and underwater survey in SW Saudi Arabia and the role of coasts in Pleistocene dispersals (Journal article)

    Bailey, G. N., Deves, M. H., Inglis, R., Meredith-Williams, M. G., Momber, G., Sakellariou, D., . . . Alsharekh, A. (n.d.). Bleu Arabia: Palaeolithic and underwater survey in SW Saudi Arabia and the role of coasts in Pleistocene dispersals. Quaternary International.

    All in a day's work: early conflicts in expertise, life history and time management (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2015). All in a day's work: early conflicts in expertise, life history and time management. In F. Coward, R. Hosfield, M. Pope, & F. Wenbhan-Smith (Eds.), Settlement, Society and Cognition in Human Evolution: Landscapes in Mind (pp. 94-116). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781139208697.007

    DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139208697.007

    Koji Mizoguchi 2013. The Archaeology of Japan: from the earliest rice farming villages to the rise of the state (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2015). Koji Mizoguchi 2013. The Archaeology of Japan: from the earliest rice farming villages to the rise of the state. Unknown Journal, 36, i-iii.

    Teaching the Next Generation (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2015). Teaching the Next Generation. In P. Everill, & P. Irving (Eds.), Rescue Archaeology: foundations for the future (pp. 211-225). London: The Rescue Archaeology Trust.

    2014

    Constellations of knowledge: Human agency and material affordance in lithic technology (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2014). Constellations of knowledge: Human agency and material affordance in lithic technology. In Agency in Archaeology (pp. 196-212).

    Investigating the palaeolithic landscapes and archaeology of the jizan and asir regions, south-western Saudi Arabia (Journal article)

    Inglis, R., Sinclair, A., Shuttleworth, A., Alsharekh, A., Devés, M., Al Ghamdi, S., . . . Bailey, G. (2014). Investigating the palaeolithic landscapes and archaeology of the jizan and asir regions, south-western Saudi Arabia. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 44, 193-211.

    Report on the 2004 and 2006 surveys of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project. (Chapter)

    Bailey, G. N., Alsharekh, A., Flemming, N. C., Momber, G., Moran, L. J., Sinclair, A., . . . Sinclair, A. (2014). Report on the 2004 and 2006 surveys of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project.. In A. Alsharekh, & G. N. Bailey (Eds.), Coastal Prehistory in Southwest Arabia and the Farasan Islands 2004-2009 Field Investigations (Vol. 15, pp. 15-74). Riyadh: Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities.

    Report on the 2008 fieldwork of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project. (Chapter)

    Alsharekh, A., Bailey, G. N., Momber, G., Moran, L. J., Sinclair, A., Williams, M. G. W., . . . Sinclair, A. (2014). Report on the 2008 fieldwork of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project.. In A. M. Alsharekh, & G. N. Bailey (Eds.), Coastal Prehistory in Southwest Arabia and the Farasan Islands 2004-2009 Field Investigations (Vol. 15, pp. 77-158). Riyadh: Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities.

    2013

    Coastal archaeology and prehistory in the Southwest Region of Saudi Arabia and the Farasan Islands: report on the 2004 and 2006 surveys of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project (Journal article)

    Bailey, G. N., Alsharekh, A., Flemming, N. C., Momber, G., Moran, L. J., Sinclair, A., . . . Sinclair, A. (2013). Coastal archaeology and prehistory in the Southwest Region of Saudi Arabia and the Farasan Islands: report on the 2004 and 2006 surveys of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project. Atlal: Journal of Saudi Arabian Archaeology..

    2012

    A future for benchmarking degrees in archaeology: comparing the development and nature of learning standards in the UNited Kingdom and Australia (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A., & Beck, W. (2012). A future for benchmarking degrees in archaeology: comparing the development and nature of learning standards in the UNited Kingdom and Australia. Research in Archaeological Education, (2.2). Retrieved from http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/hca/archaeology/RAEJournal

    Coastal archaeology in the Farasan Islands: report on the 2008 fieldwork of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project (Journal article)

    Alsharekh, A., Bailey, G. N., Laurie, E. M., Momber, G., Moran, L. J., Sinclair, A., . . . AlGhamdi, S. (2012). Coastal archaeology in the Farasan Islands: report on the 2008 fieldwork of the joint Saudi-UK Southern Red Sea Project. Atlal: Journal of Saudi Arabian Archaeology, 22, 134-157.

    Getting a Conceptual Grip for the Teaching and Learning of Palaeolithic Archaeology (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2012). Getting a Conceptual Grip for the Teaching and Learning of Palaeolithic Archaeology. In J. Trigg (Ed.), Things Gone But Not Forgotten: Studies in Honour of Joan J. Taylor (pp. 15-25). Oxford: Archaeopress.

    Learning from Arts and Crafts in the Pleistocene (Conference Paper)

    Sinclair, A., & Uomini, N. (2012). Learning from Arts and Crafts in the Pleistocene. In J. Clottes, E. Comba, & D. Seglei (Eds.), IFRAO - Congres (pp. 25-30). Foix: IFRAO.

    2010

    The Evolution of Human Populations in Arabia: Palaeoenvironments, Prehistory and Genetics (Journal article)

    Petraglia, M., & Rose, J. (2010). The Evolution of Human Populations in Arabia: Palaeoenvironments, Prehistory and Genetics. Unknown Journal, 15, 50-52.

    The end of a golden age? The impending effects of the economic crisis on archaeology in higher education in the UK (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2010). The end of a golden age? The impending effects of the economic crisis on archaeology in higher education in the UK. In N. Schlanger, & K. Aitchison (Eds.), Archaeology and the Global Crisis: Multiple Impacts, Possible Solutions (Vol. 25, pp. 31-44). Tervuren, Belgium: Culture Lab Editions. Retrieved from http://ace-archaeology.eu/fichiers/25Archaeology-and-the-crisis.pdf

    2009

    The British Lower Palaeolithic: stones in contention (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2009). The British Lower Palaeolithic: stones in contention. ANTIQUITY, 83(319), 223-224.

    Archaeology Graduates of the Millennium: a survey of the career histories of graduates (Journal article)

    Jackson, V., & Sinclair, A. G. (2009). Archaeology Graduates of the Millennium: a survey of the career histories of graduates. Subject Centre for Hisotry, Classics and Archaeology, 3.

    Previous Archaeological Research at the Cave of Hearths (Chapter)

    McNabb, J., & Sinclair, A. (2009). Previous Archaeological Research at the Cave of Hearths. In J. McNabb, & A. Sinclair (Eds.), The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths, Makapansgat (pp. 10-25). Oxford: Archaeopress.

    The Contribution of the Cave of Hearths to the Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of Southern Africa (Chapter)

    McNabb, J., & Sinclair, A. (2009). The Contribution of the Cave of Hearths to the Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of Southern Africa. In J. McNabb, & A. Sinclair (Eds.), The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths, Makapansgat (pp. 210-230). Oxford: Archaeopress.

    The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths Makapansgat. (Book)

    McNabb, J., & Sinclair, A. (2009). The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths Makapansgat.. Oxford: Archaeopress.

    The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths Makapansgat. (Book)

    McNabb, J., & Sinclair, A. (Eds.) (2009). The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths Makapansgat.. Oxford: Archaeopress.

    The Employability and Career Histories of Archaeology Graduates since 2000 (Report)

    Jackson, V., & Sinclair, A. (2009). The Employability and Career Histories of Archaeology Graduates since 2000. Liverpool: Subject Centre for History, Classics and Archaeology.

    The Makapansgat Australopiethecine site from a speleological perspective (Journal article)

    Latham, A., Heries, A., Quinney, P., Sinclair, A., & Kuykendall, K. (2009). The Makapansgat Australopiethecine site from a speleological perspective. Geological Society, London. Special Publications, 165, 61-77.

    The Middle Stone Age Assemblages (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. G. M. (2009). The Middle Stone Age Assemblages. In J. McNabb, & A. Sinclair (Eds.), The Early and Middle Stone Age Archaeology of the Cave of Hearths, Makapansgat (pp. 180-210). Oxford: Archaeopress.

    To stones and bones, add genes and isotopes, life histories and landscapes: accumulating issues in the teaching of Palaeolithic Archaeology (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2009). To stones and bones, add genes and isotopes, life histories and landscapes: accumulating issues in the teaching of Palaeolithic Archaeology. Research in Archaeological Education, 1(2). Retrieved from http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/hca/archaeology/RAEJournal/

    2007

    Coastal prehistory in the southern Red Sea basin, underwater archaeology, and the Farasan Islands (Journal article)

    Bailey, G. N., Alsharekh, A., Flemming, N. C., Lambeck, K., Momber, G., Sinclair, A., & Vita-Finzi., C. (2007). Coastal prehistory in the southern Red Sea basin, underwater archaeology, and the Farasan Islands. Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies, 37, 1-16.

    2006

    Using the length of the 2nd to 4th digit ratio (2D:4D) to sex cave art hand stencils: factors to consider (Journal article)

    Nelson, E. C., Manning, J. T., & Sinclair, A. G. M. (2006). Using the length of the 2nd to 4th digit ratio (2D:4D) to sex cave art hand stencils: factors to consider. Before Farming, (2006/1), Article 6 1-7. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk:3240/journals/beforefarming/journal_20061/index.php

    2005

    Hominid Individual in Context (Chapter)

    Hominid Individual in Context (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203007693

    DOI: 10.4324/9780203007693

    African Archaeology (Journal article)

    Phillipson, D. (2005). African Archaeology. Unknown Journal, 154-155.

    2004

    Landscape Archaeology in Southern Epirus, Greece 1 (Journal article)

    Wiseman, J., & Zachos, K. (2004). Landscape Archaeology in Southern Epirus, Greece 1. Unknown Journal, 3(2004/2), article 5. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.liv.ac.uk:3240/journals/beforefarming/index/index.php

    2003

    Art of the ancients (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2003). Art of the ancients. Nature, 426(6968), 774-775. doi:10.1038/426774a

    DOI: 10.1038/426774a

    An Archaeological History of Japan: 30,000BC to AD700 (Journal article)

    Mizoguchi, K. (2003). An Archaeological History of Japan: 30,000BC to AD700. Unknown Journal, 154-156. Retrieved from http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prehistoric/

    Middle Palaeolithic Occupation and Technology in Northwestern Greece: The Evidence from Open-Air Sites (Journal article)

    Papagianni, D. (2003). Middle Palaeolithic Occupation and Technology in Northwestern Greece: The Evidence from Open-Air Sites. Unknown Journal, 156-158. Retrieved from http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prehistoric/

    Understanding Hominid Landscapes at Makapansgat, South Africa (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A., McCraith, L., & Nelson, E. (2003). Understanding Hominid Landscapes at Makapansgat, South Africa. In P. Mitchell, A. Haour, & J. Hobart (Eds.), Researching Africa's Past: New Contributions from British Archaeologists (Vol. 57, pp. 11-24). Oxford: Oxford University School of Archaeology.

    2002

    Archaeology: the widening debate (Journal article)

    Cunliffe, B., Renfrew, C., & Davies, W. (2002). Archaeology: the widening debate. Unknown Journal, 76, 789.

    Hermits and Hermitages (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (2002). Hermits and Hermitages. Gardens Illustrated, 32-34.

    2001

    The 'Benchmarking" document: a commentary (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2001). The 'Benchmarking" document: a commentary. In P. Rainbird, & Y. Hamilakis (Eds.), Interrogating pedagogies: archaeology in higher education (Vol. S948, pp. 68-71). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, Archaeopress.

    2000

    This is an article about archaeology and writing (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (2000). This is an article about archaeology and writing. In J. Thomas (Ed.), Interpretive Archaeology: a reader (pp. 474-488). London: Leicester University Press.

    1999

    The Makapansgat Australopithecine site from a speleological perspective (Journal article)

    Latham, A. G., Herries, A., Quinney, P., Sinclair, A., & Kuykendall, K. (1999). The Makapansgat Australopithecine site from a speleological perspective. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 165(1), 61-77. doi:10.1144/gsl.sp.1999.165.01.05

    DOI: 10.1144/gsl.sp.1999.165.01.05

    Technological Decision Making and the Influence of Specialised Activities: the Case of Megalakkos (Conference Paper)

    Sinclair, A. (1999). Technological Decision Making and the Influence of Specialised Activities: the Case of Megalakkos. In E. Adam, G. N. Bailey, E. Panagopoulou, C. Perles, & K. Zachos (Eds.), The Palaeolithic of Greece and Adjacent Areas (pp. 146-154). Ioannina: British School at Athens.

    The English Hermit (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. G. M., & Matthews, K. J. (1999). The English Hermit. Capra, 1(1). Retrieved from http://www.shef.ac.uk/~capra1/hermit.html

    1998

    Footnotes to Plato? Palaeolithic archaeology and innocence lost (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1998). Footnotes to Plato? Palaeolithic archaeology and innocence lost. Antiquity, 72(3), 686-690.

    Footnotes to Plato? Palaeolithic archaeology and innocence lost (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1998). Footnotes to Plato? Palaeolithic archaeology and innocence lost. Antiquity, 72(277), 686-690. doi:10.1017/s0003598x00087111

    DOI: 10.1017/s0003598x00087111

    Tasks as Values in Palaeolithic Society (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (1998). Tasks as Values in Palaeolithic Society. In D. W. Bailey (Ed.), The Archaeology of Value: essays on prestige and the process of valuation (Vol. S730, pp. 10-17). Oxford: British Archaeological Reports.

    1997

    Archaeological Sciences 1995: proceedings of a conference on the application of scientific techniques to the study of archaeology (Book)

    Sinclair, A., Gowlett, J. A. J., & Slater, E. (Eds.) (1997). Archaeological Sciences 1995: proceedings of a conference on the application of scientific techniques to the study of archaeology (Vol. 64). Oxford: Oxbow Books.

    Lithic and faunal assemblages from Megalakkos: some problems in the interpretation of small sites (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (1997). Lithic and faunal assemblages from Megalakkos: some problems in the interpretation of small sites. In G. N. Bailey (Ed.), Klithi: Palaeolithic settlement and quaternary landscapes in northwest Greece. Volume 2. Klithi in its local and regional setting (Vol. 2, pp. 415-426). Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

    1996

    Assorted books (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. G. M. (1996). Assorted books. Unknown Journal, 70, 191-199.

    The European Palaeolithic Period (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (1996). The European Palaeolithic Period. In B. M. Fagan (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Archaeology (pp. 211-213). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    Upper Palaeolithic (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (1996). Upper Palaeolithic. In B. M. Fagan (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to Archaeology (pp. 553-556). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

    1995

    The technique as a symbol in Late Glacial Europe (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1995). The technique as a symbol in Late Glacial Europe. World Archaeology, 27(1), 50-62. doi:10.1080/00438243.1995.9980292

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.1995.9980292

    1993

    Iberai Before the Iberians (Journal article)

    Straus, L. G. (1993). Iberai Before the Iberians. Unknown Journal, 67, 414-415.

    1991

    Points in Time: structure and event in a late northern plains hunting community (Journal article)

    Duke, P. (1991). Points in Time: structure and event in a late northern plains hunting community. Unknown Journal, 9:1, 74-76.

    The Availability of Flint on Jura (Journal article)

    Finlayson, W., & Sinclair, A. (1991). The Availability of Flint on Jura. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 257-258.

    The Division of Labour in Solutrean Europe (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Sinclair, A. (1991). The Division of Labour in Solutrean Europe. (PhD Thesis, The University of Cambridge).

    1990

    Technology as Phenotype: an extended look at time, energy and stone tools (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1990). Technology as Phenotype: an extended look at time, energy and stone tools. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 9(1), 42-54.

    1989

    This is an article about archaeology and writing (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1989). This is an article about archaeology and writing. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 8(2), 8-22.

    1987

    All Styles are Good Save the Tiresome Kind (Chapter)

    Sinclair, A. (1987). All Styles are Good Save the Tiresome Kind. In I. Hodder (Ed.), The Archaeology of Contextual Meanings (pp. 39-54). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    Time and Society in 18th Century England (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1987). Time and Society in 18th Century England. Archaeologicla Review from Cambridge, 6(1), 35-46.

    1985

    Styles is the Dress of Thought (Journal article)

    Sinclair, A. (1985). Styles is the Dress of Thought. Archaeological Review from Cambridge, 4(2).