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Discover more about our single-honours BA degree in Archaeology!

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Masters and PhD research

Cambridge is one of the foremost centres for graduate study of archaeology in the world.

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Explore our research

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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Duckworth Laboratory

The Duckworth Laboratory is dedicated to the study of human and primate anatomy. At its core are its collections of human and non-human primate skeletal remains, as well as of casts of hominin fossils.

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McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

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

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Cambridge Archaeological Unit

The CAU is a commercial archaeological unit offering a full range of archaeological services supported by the scientific expertise of the University of Cambridge.

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The Duckworth Laboratory

Apply for permission to study material from the Duckworth Laboratory collections and/or archives.

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Ancient DNA reveals impact of the “Beaker Phenomenon” on prehistoric Europeans

Feb 21, 2018

In the largest study of ancient DNA ever conducted, an international team of scientists have revealed the complex story behind one of the defining periods in European prehistory.

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Feb 13, 2018

New study suggests that people with more muscle mass are less susceptible to heat loss and heat up faster after cold exposure than non-muscular individuals

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