2016

Articles

  • Blakelock, E.S., 2016. Never judge a gold object by its surface analysis: A study of surface phenomena in a selection of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard, Archaeometry 58 (6). 912-929.
  • Blakelock, E.S. La Niece S. Fern, C. 2016. Secrets of the Anglo-Saxon goldsmiths: Analysis of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard. Journal of Archaeological Science 72. 44-56.

Reports

  • Blakelock, E.S., 2016. The XRF analysis of the copper alloy objects and fragments in the Staffordshire Hoard, Unpublished report for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2016. The analysis and documentation of niello objects in the Staffordshire Hoard, Unpublished report for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

2015

Article

  • Blakelock, E.S. McDonnell, G.J., Rubinson, S.R. Chabot, N. Daoust, A.B. and Clark, E.A. 2014. Reconstructing a blacksmithing ‘landscape’: Saxon smithing at Wharram Percy. Historical Metallurgy 48. 47-54. (Published in 2015)

Reports

  • Blakelock, E.S., 2015. Pilot XRF study of the silver hilt plates from the Staffordshire Hoard, Unpublished report for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2015. XRF study of silver objects from the Staffordshire Hoard, Unpublished report for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2015. Examination of cross sections through a selection of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard, Unpublished report for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Joint editor

Joint editor for Historical Metallurgy Vol 48 titled ‘Iron and Ironworking’, editors Sarah Paynter, Eleanor Blakelock and Paul Belford. This is the conference proceedings from the Archaeometallurgy conference held in Bradford in 2009 in honour of Gerry McDonnell.

2014

Reports

  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. A comparative study of XRF and SEM-EDX analysis of gold/silver/copper alloys at the Birmingham Museum Trust and the British Museum laboratories, British Museum Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-9.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Analysis of a multi-component garnet, gold and millefiori object from the Staffordshire Hoard (K130, K545, K1055). British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-11.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. XRF analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard silver foils, British Museum Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-14.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Phase 2 of the analysis of selected gold items from the Staffordshire Hoard and of contemporary Anglo-Saxon objects from the British Museum and Stoke-on-Trent Potteries Museum and Art Gallery: a study of gold compositions and surface enrichment, British Museum Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-15.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Scientific Analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard seax set. British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-16.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Analysis of the Staffordshire Hoard Great Cross (K655, K656, K657, K658 and K659), gem setting (K1314) and inscription (K550). British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-19.
  •  A series of reports for the British Museum on a range of Anglo-Saxon objects, which can be requested from the Science Department at the Museum. This includes extensive ones on the shoulder clasps from Sutton Hoo (PR07533-26), the Desborough necklace (PR07533-18) and Market Rasen set (PR07533-11).
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Analysis of the Sutton Hoo Mound 1 hinged clasps (1939,1010.4 and 1939,1010.5). British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07533-26.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Gold enrichment in British Museum 1876,0504.1: results of SEM-EDX analysis. British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07533-18.
  • Blakelock, E.S., 2014. Gold enrichment in British Museum 2006,1001.1.a-e: results of SEM-EDX analysis. British Museum, London. Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07533-11.

2013

Report

  • Blakelock, E.S., 2013. Pilot study of surface enrichment in a selection of gold objects from the Staffordshire Hoard, British Museum Department of Conservation and Scientific Research, Science Report PR07444-10.

2012

Articles

  • Charlton, M. E., Blakelock, E., Martinon-Torres, M., Young, T. 2012. Investigating the production provenance of iron artifacts with multivariate methods. Journal of Archaeological Science. 39(7).
  • Blakelock, E.S. 2012. Cutting Edge of Technology: How the archaeometallurgical analysis of iron knives provides an understanding of the nature of iron technology in past societies. Archaeological Review from Cambridge. 66-84.

Book Chapter

  • McDonnell, G., Blakelock, E.S., Rubinson, S.R., Chabot, N., Daoust, A.B. and Castagnino, V. 2012. The iron economy of Saxon Wharram Percy: modelling the Saxon iron working landscape. In Wrathmell, S. (ed.) Wharram. A study of Settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds, XIII. A History of Wharram Percy and its Neighbours. York: York University Archaeological Publications.

2011

Article

  • Blakelock, E.S. and McDonnell, G. 2011. Early medieval knife manufacture in Britain: a comparison between rural and urban settlements (AD 400-1000). In Hošek, J., Cleere, H. and Mihok, L. (eds) The Archaeometallurgy of Iron: recent developments in archaeological and scientific research. Prague: Institute of Archaeology ASCR Prague. 123-136.

Report

  • Blakelock, E. 2011. Twyford & Collingbourne Ducis Cemetery Knives: X-Radiograph and Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.

2010

Reports

  • Blakelock, E. 2010. West Stow Knives: X-Radiograph and Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.
  • Blakelock, E. 2010. Whithorn Knives: X-Radiograph and Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.

2009

Article

  • Blakelock, E. S., M. Martinón-Torres, H.A. Veldhuijzen & T. Young. 2009. Slag Inclusions and the Quest for Provenance: an experiment and case study. Journal of Archaeological Science 36: 1745-1757.

Report

  • Blakelock, E. 2009. Gwithian Bars and Knives: X-Radiograph and Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.

2008

Article

  • Stern, B., J. Connan, E. Blakelock, R. Jackman, R. A. E. Coningham & C. Heron 2008. From Susa to Anuradhapura: Reconstructing aspects of trade and exchange in bitumen-coated ceramic vessels between Iran and Sri Lanka from the Third to the Ninth Centuries AD. Archaeometry 50: 409-428.

Reports

  • Blakelock, E. 2008. Burdale: X-Radiograph and Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.
  • Blakelock, E. 2008. Viking Settlement of Dublin: Metallographic Analysis Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.

2007

Article

  • Blakelock, E. & G. McDonnell 2007. A Review of the Metallographic Analysis of Early Medieval Knives. Historical Metallurgy 41(1): 40-56.

Reports

  • Blakelock, E. 2007. Viking Settlement of Dublin: X-Radiograph Report. Bradford: University of Bradford.
  • Blakelock, E. 2007. Analysis of glass working waste from Bedminster, Bristol. Research Department Report Series 11/2007. Portsmouth: English Heritage.

2005

Reports

  • Blakelock, E. 2005. Analysis of bone-ash cupels and porcelain associated with the Isleworth pottery works, Middlesex. Centre for Archaeology report 20/2005. Portsmouth: English Heritage.
  • Blakelock, E. 2005. The metalworking remains from 14-20 The Butts, Worcester. Centre for Archaeology report 18/2005. Portsmouth: English Heritage.
  • Blakelock, E. 2005. Qualitative analysis of the crucibles from Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville, Suffolk. Centre for Archaeology report 22/2005. Portsmouth: English Heritage.
  • Blakelock, E. 2005. The lead pad from Staunch Meadow, Brandon, Suffolk: was it used to create cross-hatched gold foils. Centre for Archaeology report 23/2005. Portsmouth: English Heritage.
  • Blakelock, E. 2005. Analysis of the copper alloy residues from the Sturton foundry in South Petherton, Somerset. Centre for Archaeology report 30/2005. Portsmouth: English Heritage.