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Department of Archaeology

 

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This project aims to study the crucibles and finished metal objects recently recovered from the Great Zimbabwe World Heritage site, using techniques from earth and materials sciences.
Co-production Networks for Community Heritage in Tanzania.
Archaeological investigation of the history of Cape Verde.
Coastal Origins: Earliest human occupation of the shoreline
Investigating the socio-cultural and environmental impacts of colonialism.
The Cyrenaica prehistory project, Libya.
Long-distance exchange networks played key roles in the socio-political history of Central Africa before the 20th century, but they are poorly known prior to the 19th century owing to a scarcity of written sources covering the earlier centuries. Archaeological data, however, suggest that major 19th...
In Africa is a five-year research programme to investigate the origins of our species - Homo sapiens - and its diversity in Africa, and aims at making new discoveries of early human fossils, archaeological sites and their environmental context.
The Marakwet Heritage Project is a community-based collaboration which involves a multidisciplinary investigation into Marakwet history, heritage, landscape and farming.
This project sets out to produce a comprehensive, problematised synthesis and interpretation of long-term social and economic dynamics along Mediterranean Africa during the Holocene (9600-700 BC).
The project focuses on the models of circulation of raw materials during the Iberian Late Prehistory, as well as the use and social value given to the different materials, with special attention to metals and amber.