Cambridge For Kids Ancient History Podcasts

Designed for home learning and aimed at children and young adults who are looking to further their knowledge in all things Ancient History and Science.

The Author


Matthew John Brooks is a British Archaeologist with a BA (Honours) Degree in Roman Archaeology. He has previously conducted fieldwork throughout the UK on some of the largest archaeological excavations in the world most notably The Pompeii of The North. He has previously worked for the Museum of London, Oxford and Cambridge University in the Department of Archaeology as an Archaeological Researcher and Archaeological Consultant. Matt has also worked in the capacity of Environmental Archaeologist and Archaeological Wood Specialist, involving spot dating and species analysis leading to grey literature publications. He also frequently works alongside Archaeobotanists and Ecologists processing archaeological samples, artifact analysis and identification, contributing to archaeological journals.


Bronze Age Crouched Burial, Cambridge UK.Excavated by Matthew John Brooks 2019

He is a current member of CIfA (Chartered Institute for Archaeologists) incorporated by Royal Charter, and has produced a number of publications including Desk Based Assessments (also known as a Heritage Report - to assess and identify heritage assets, and protect them) and edits Archaeological Post Excavation Reports. Matt is also a Senior Heritage Consultant with Archaeology Matters, the UK’s largest network of Archaeologists and Heritage Specialists.


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