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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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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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Gaining Traction: Cattle pulled loads 2,000 years earlier than previously thought

Dec 12, 2018

Cattle were being used to pull loads as early as 6,000 BC according to new research, providing the earliest systematic evidence of animals being used as engines.

The Poor Man of Nippur - World's first film in Babylonian

Nov 27, 2018

Cambridge Assyriology students led by Dr Martin Worthington have made the world's first film in Babylonian. Based on a 2,700-year-old poem, 'The Poor Man of Nippur' is a violent and comic story of revenge.

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