Lilith Somerville

Heritage Advisor

Lilith completed her bachelor’s degree in Archaeology at Macquarie University (2019), majoring in Anthropology. She is currently completing her masters in Maritime Archaeology at Flinders University, focusing on colonial ship construction in South Australia during the 19th century. Her research explored colonial adaption and cultural identity through 19th century ship construction. In addition, Lilith identified, surveyed, and recorded the oldest fishing vessel in South Australia, establishing a dataset for future researchers.

Lilith has strong research and field experience having worked in a variety of locations across South Australia, Victoria, and Queensland. She has participated in a range of maritime and terrestrial projects undertaking surveys, excavation, salvage, artefact analysis, 3D modeling, and site recording. She has gained valuable archaeological skills and knowledge whilst working in the field.