Lucy-Anne Skinner


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AHRC Combined Doctoral Award PhD student.

The Higher Education Institution connected with the PhD is the Institute of Creative Leather Technology at the University of Northampton.

Details of the PhD research topic can be found here:

Lucy has also been working with members of the conservation and Ancient Egypt and Sudan departments on a British Museum Research Fund project about the Hay manuscripts.

Details of the Hay project can be found here:

Selected publications


Veldmeijer, A.J. Ikram, S., Herslund, O. Sabbahy, L., Skinner, L. 2018. Chariots in Ancient Egypt. The Tano Chariot, a Case Study. Sidestone Press.

Veldmeijer, A.J. & Skinner, L., 2018. Nubian Leather. In Raue, D. (Ed). Handbook of Ancient Nubia. DeGruyter.

Skinner, L. and Kariya, H. 2018. A Review of the long-term use of cyclododecane at Abydos. Subliming surfaces. Volatile Binding Media in Conservation. Conference Cambridge 15-17 April 2015

Skinner, L., Rogge, C., Shaheen, I., Ikram, S. 2018. Conservation and investigation of an ancient human burial at Abydos, Egypt. AIC Objects Speciality Group Postprints, Vol 23, 2016.

Gleeson, M, Mayberger, E., Kariya, H., Skinner, LA, Wegner, J., Adams, M., Zidan, E., 2018. Conservation at Abydos: past practices and future possibilities. In Owczarek, N., Gleeson, M. & Grant, L., 2018. Engaging conservation. Collaboration across disciplines. Archetype Books.

Skinner, L., Rogge, C. 2016.  Matriarchs, red leather and polka-dots: More leather from HK27C. In: Nekhen News 28, p. 22-24.

Skinner, L.,  Veldmeijer, A.J., 2015. Skin Deep: the beautiful leather of the Nubians at Hierakonpolis. Neken News Vol. 27

Dawson, J. & Skinner, L. 2014. Conservation of wooden coffins and three hairstyles from the South Tombs Cemetery. In:  Kemp et al. Tel el Amarna 2014. JEA 100

Skinner, L., 2014. Archaeological excavation and artefact conservation at the Historic Huts in Antarctica. Journal of Glacial Archaeology 2013