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Cambridge has launched a new single-honours BA degree in Archaeology!

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Our research ranges in time from the Palaeolithic to the modern day, and in space from the Americas to the UK and Europe, ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt, South Asia and Australia.

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The Division

Welcome to the Division of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge - a world leading centre for the study of the human past across the globe, from the Palaeolithic to the present.

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McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

The McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research serves as an interdisciplinary hub aiming to provide a shared intellectual home for archaeologists at Cambridge.

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Bone Analysis Breakthrough Reveals Britain's Last Hunter-Gatherers

Aug 18, 2016

Rare human bones from the UK dating to the Late Mesolithic era have been identified using an innovative new bone collagen analysis technique.

AHRC Fellowship at Library of Congress for PhD student Alex Loktionov

Aug 10, 2016

Alex Loktionov, a PhD student in Egyptology, gains a fellowship at the Library of Congress as part of the AHRC International Placement Scheme

New Piltdown Hoax analysis points to work of ‘lone forger’

Aug 10, 2016

A new analysis of the famous Piltdown Man forgeries points the finger of suspicion even more firmly at their discoverer, Charles Dawson.

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