Jessica Lumb BA (History) BEd (Primary) Grad Dip Arch

Project Supervisor

Jess LumbDuring and after graduating from a teaching degree at Flinders University in South Australia, Jessica worked extensively with primary aged students in both classroom and care settings. She then returned to University in 2011 to study archaeology. During this time she volunteered with the South Australian Museum, completed a two week training excavation in York with York Archaeological Trust and was part of an international volunteer team who worked at the 7th World Archaeological Congress at the Dead Sea in Jordan in January 2013.

After graduating from her Graduate Diploma in Archaeology in July 2013 she moved to Scotland where she has worked on a range of different projects.

Jessica started work at AOC in January 2015 and has since worked on various industrial, medieval and prehistoric sites. Jessica has extensive experience working with children and has worked on community projects both in Australia and Scotland, on site and in classrooms.


Key Projects

2013          Excavation of Mesolithic flint scatter and Bronze Age Cremation, Scotland

2014          Excavation of a complex Iron Age site, Ayrshire

2015          Excavation of a Medieval ditch at Canongate, Edinburgh

2015          Bronze Age, Iron Age, Mesolithic and Medieval excavation, Ayrshire

2015          Community Excavations at Dun Deardail Hillfort, Glen Nevis