Lynden Cooper BA MCIfA

Project Officer

Lynden Cooper working at a desklpc2@le.ac.uk

Lynden is a Project Officer at ULAS, with over 30 years archaeological experience, he manages major projects, particularly prehistoric archaeology. He is a worked lithics specialist.

Lynden obtained his Archaeology and Prehistory BA from Sheffield in 1986. He then worked for various units. Since 1991 he has been based in Leicester firstly with LAU, then ULAS. He has directed major rural and urban projects and published on a Roman cemetery, the Northern defences of Leicester, and numerous interim reports in the Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society. These have been augmented by national and international conference reports, local popular reports and WEA teaching. Previous publications include the Hemington Bridges (with S. Ripper) and a Late Upper Palaeolithic site at Launde. He managed the nationally significant Early Upper Palaeolithic Project at Glaston, Rutland. He is a member of the Lithics Studies Society undertaking lithics analysis for ULAS. Published lithics work includes a multi-period assemblage from Wanlip and Late Glacial material from N.W. Leics. Previous reports include the Glaston and Launde Upper Palaeolithic assemblages.