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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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Tiller the Hun? Farmers in Roman Empire converted to Hun lifestyle – and vice versa

Mar 22, 2017

New archaeological analysis suggests people of Western Roman Empire switched between Hunnic nomadism and settled farming over a lifetime. Findings may be evidence of tribal encroachment that undermined Roman Empire during 5th century AD, contributing to its fall.

Re-Animating the Nameless Dead : A Face of Medieval Cambridge Revealed

Mar 20, 2017

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded project, "After the plague: health and history in medieval Cambridge," archaeologists have revealed a face of medieval Cambridge.

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