Anne Teather

Anne is a prehistorian with particular interest in the European Neolithic period (4000-2000 BCE). She gained her PhD in 2009 (University of Sheffield) and MA (Distinction, 2003) and BA (First Class, 2002), both from the University of Manchester. She is currently a member of Council for The Prehistoric Society. Selected publications are listed below.

Teather, A., Topping, P. and Baczkowski J. (eds) 2019. Mining and Quarrying in Neolithic Europe. Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Series 16, Oxford: Oxbow.

Teather, A. 2016. Mining and materiality: Neolithic chalk artefacts and their depositional contexts in southern Britain. Oxford: Archaeopress

Gebauer, A., Sørensen. L., Teather, A. and Valera, A. (eds) Monumentalizing life in Neolithic Europe: Narratives of continuity and change (in preparation, due 2021). Oxford: Oxbow. 


Frieman, C., Teather, A. and Morgan, C. 2019. Bodies in motion: Narratives and counter narratives about gendered mobility in European later prehistory. Norwegian Archaeological Review

Edinborough, K., Shennan, S., Teather, A., Baczkowski, J., Bevan, A., Bradley, R., Cook, G.  Kerig, T., Parker Pearson, M., Pope, A., Schauer, P.  2019. New radiocarbon dates show Early Neolithic date of flint-mining and stone quarrying in Britain. Radiocarbon 61, 1-31.

Teather, A. 2019. Radiocarbon dating on flint mining shaft deposits at Blackpatch, Cissbury and Church Hill, Sussex. In Teather, A., Topping, P. and Baczkowski, J.  (eds). Mining and Quarrying in Neolithic Europe. Neolithic Studies Group Seminar Series. Oxford: Oxbow: 37-48.

Teather, A., Chamberlain, A.T. and Parker Pearson, M. 2019. The Chalk Drums from Folkton and Lavant: Measuring Devices from the Time of Stonehenge. Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics. 34:1:1-11

Teather, A., Chamberlain, A. and Parker Pearson, M. 2019. Getting the Measure of Stonehenge. British Archaeology 165:48-51.

Teather, A. 2018. Revealing a Prehistoric Past: Evidence for the Deliberate Construction of a Historic Narrative in the British Neolithic, Journal of Social Archaeology 18:2:193-211.

Teather, A. 2017. More than 'Other Stone' - new methods to analyse prehistoric chalk artefacts. In Shaffrey, R. (ed.) Written in Stone: Function, form, and provenancing of a range of Prehistoric Stone Objects. Southampton: Highfield Press: 303-321.

Teather, A. 2016. Building new Neolithic connections through artefacts: the archaeological collections of John Pull and James Park Harrison. World Archaeology 48:2:296-310. DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2016.1207559

Teather, A. and Chamberlain, A.T. 2016. Dying embers: fire-lighting technology and mortuary practice in early Bronze Age Britain. The Archaeological Journal 173:2:188-205. DOI: 10.1080/00665983.2016.1177258

Kenny, J. and Teather, A. 2016. New insights into the Neolithic chalk drums from Folkton (North Yorkshire) and Lavant (West Sussex), PAST 83:5-6.

Teather, A. 2015. The first British Neolithic representational art? The chalk engravings at Cissbury flint mine. Antiquity Project Gallery

Teather, A. 2011. Interpreting hidden chalk art in southern British Neolithic flint mines. World Archaeology 43:2:230-251. DOI:10.1080/00438243.2011.579496

Teather, A. 2007. Neolithic Phallacies: a discussion of some southern British artefacts, in M. Larsson and M. Parker Pearson (ed.) From Stonehenge to the Baltic: Living with cultural diversity in the third millennium BC. Oxford: Archaeopress: 205-11.  Available through ResearchGate