The Post Hole interviews

Barry Taylor

Much Mesolithic research has focused on the “hunter” characteristic of hunter-gatherers and their relationship with the animals they killed, but what of the “gatherer” facet? Dr Barry Taylor, of the University of Chester, is researching the connection between people and plants including aspects such as; how plants were used and the concept of “good” and “bad” plants. In this second episode of The Post Hole Meets... we discuss Dr Taylor’s research, Star Carr and the prospect of world’s first space archaeologist.