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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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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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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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Ancient faeces provides earliest evidence of infectious disease being carried on Silk Road

Jul 22, 2016

Intestinal parasites as well as goods were carried by travellers on iconic route, say researchers examining ancient latrine

Latest archaeological finds at Must Farm provide a vivid picture of everyday life in the Bronze Age

Jul 14, 2016

Excavation of a site in the Cambridgeshire fens reveals a Bronze Age settlement with connections far beyond its watery location. Must Farm has yielded Britain’s largest collections of Bronze Age textiles, beads and domestic artefacts. The finds provide a stunning snapshot of a community thriving 3,000 years ago.

Must Farm wins award for Best Archaeological Discovery at BAAs!

Jul 12, 2016

The team from Must Farm and the Cambridge Archaeological Unit have won the British Archaeological Award for 'Best Archaeological Discovery'

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