ACADEMIA AND RESEARCH
Victoria is currently a PhD Candidate in Biological Anthopology at the Department of Archaeology, the University of Cambridge, under the supervision of Dr Arik Kershenbaum and Professor Robert Foley, advised by Dr Emma Pomeroy. Her PhD profile is accessible via the Cambridge Department website here. Below is information about her academic record and experience.
Archaeological Review from Cambridge - Book Reviews Editor (2020 - 2022 )
The Australian Museum Public Blog - supervised by Stan Florek (2014 - 2018): Sample available here
Soyo, Mongolia NMAP + Max Planck Institute 2017
Kantarodai Expedition (Jaffna, Sri Lanka) 2018
Coves del Toll (Moia, Catalunya) 2018 - solo field work, supported by the Olwen Tudor Scholarship
currently being updated... watch this space (very soon!)
Book Chapters (about to be updated!)
Taylor, W. & Fantoni, M. et al. 2020. ‘Horse sacrifice and butchery in Bronze Age Mongolia,’ Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, p. 1-8.
Taylor, W.T.T., Clark, J., Bayarsaikhan, J. et al. Early Pastoral Economies and Herding Transitions in Eastern Eurasia. Sci Rep 10, 1001 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-57735-y
Victoria is a trained archaeological and technical illustrator, specialising in lithic illustration. She has also worked with bone, metal and ceramic material, as well as artistic reconstruction.
She has served as the site artist for the Northern Mongolian Archaeology Project 2017 (site: Soyo), illustrating the project's artefacts (largely features of the Palaeolithic and Neolithic lithic assemblage, ceramics) and burial finds (bone and personal ornamentation). Aside from archaeological artefact illustration, she has also produced artistic reconstructions of the settlements.
List of publications and Museum collections featuring Victoria's Illustrations:
- The University of Sydney Nicholson Museum
- The Department of Archaeology, Sri Lanka
- The National Museum of Mongolia
- The Australian Museum
Please contact Victoria if you wish to inquire about quotes for technical and archaeological illustration.
Soyo, Mongolia. Chert/Flint projectile point, scraper and cores. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History