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Sapphire Mussen

Field Archaeologist and Illustrator


Telephone: 028 90 973728

Email: M1652303@qub.ac.uk



Sapphire graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a BSc (Hons) in Archaeology-Palaeoecology in June 2007. She has been a fieldworker with the Centre for Archaeological Fieldwork between August 2007 and July 2009 and again from January 2011 to present. During a six month contract at Newry and Mourne Museum from 2009 to 2010 Sapphire gained much experience in many aspects of working in a museum.

Sapphire’s main areas of interest in archaeology include artefact conservation, surveying and illustration. Since 2007 she has assisted in field surveys with the Ulster Archaeological Society's Field Survey Group.

Selected Publications & Reports

Internal Reports

McHugh, R. and Mussen, S. 2008. Geophysical Survey of Inishloughlin Fort, Co. Antrim. CAF Geophysical Report No. 16.

McHugh, R. and Mussen, S. 2008. Geophysical Survey of the North Field, Tullaghoge Fort, Co.Tyrone. CAF Geophysical Report No. 18.