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Department of Archaeology

 

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A multi-disciplinary research project focusing on St. John's Hospital cemetery, Cambridge, with an aim to learn more about the lives of the medieval urban poor during the bubonic plague epidemic known as the Black Death.
This project looks at public attitudes and engagements with newly built chambered tombs which seek to replicate a prehistoric form for the internment of modern cremations.
The aim of the ERC project Beasts to Craft (B2C) is to document the biological and craft records in parchment in order to reveal the entangled histories of improvement and parchment production in Europe from 500-1900 AD.
This project, funded by the McDonald Institute and the Society of Antiquaries, aims to survey of a WWI POW camp in Jersey in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and Bristol.
Taking as its starting point the radically new perspective offered by recent archaeological discoveries at Rendlesham in SE Suffolk, and with the East Anglian kingdom as the primary case study, this interdisciplinary project (running 2017-2020) aims to establish a new understanding of pathways to...
The Must Farm project is the first landscape scale archaeological investigation of deep Fenland, with its complex geological history.
Quoygrew is a late Viking Age and medieval rural settlement on the island of Westray in Orkney, Scotland.
Star Carr and the early postglacial occupation of the Vale of Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Excavations at the Brough of Deerness, an enigmatic Viking Age site in Orkney.