Helena Francisca Hamerow, FSA (born 18 September 1971) is Professor of Early Medieval Archaeology and former Head of the School of Archaeology at Oxford University. She is the author of numerous books and academic articles on archaeology and early medieval history.
Education and appointments
Hamerow obtained a BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a DPhil from Oxford. She was a research fellow at Somerville College and a lecturer at Durham University. She is Professor of Early Medieval Archaeology and former Head of the School of Archaeology at Oxford University. She is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Re-burial of excavated human remains
Positions and honours
- Vice-President, Royal Archaeological Institute
- Visitor, Ashmolean Museum
- Board of Directors, Oxford Archaeology
- Mucking: The Anglo-Saxon Settlement (English Heritage, 1993)
- Hamerow, Helena; MacGregor, Arthur, eds. (2001). Image and Power in the Archaeology of Early Medieval Britain: Essays in Honour of Rosemary Cramp. Oxford: Oxbow. ISBN 978-1842170519.
- Early Medieval Settlements: the Archaeology of Rural Settlements in Northwest Europe (OUP, 2002)
- The Oxford Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Archaeology (OUP, 2011) - joint editor
- Rural Settlements and Society in Anglo-Saxon England (OUP, 2012)
- "Birthdays". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media. 18 Sep 2014. p. 39.
- St Cross College Fellows
- Book Biography
- List of Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries, London
- Letter to the Guardian newspaper