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Analysis and evaluation of bronze axe hoards during the Late Bronze Age - Iron Age transition. The project investigates provenance, chronology, technological and cultural aspects of bronze deposition of the European Atlantic region.
Excavation and survey in southern Aspromonte.
Excavations of a Prehistoric and Roman landscape at Bury Farm, Stapleford, Cambridgeshire.
Clay analysis of storage jars in the eastern Mediterranean during the Late Bronze Age, with the aim of establsihing links between commodities and their transport.
Study of the sustainability and subsequent radical change amongst the Maltese Temple Building populations of prehistoric Malta in the 4th and 3rd millennia BC.
Excavations at the settlement adjoining the prehistoric sanctuary on Keros in the Cycladic Islands of Greece, the earliest maritime sanctuary in the world (2750-2240BC).
A rescue excavation of Kilise Tepe in the valley of the River Göksu, providing insight into the history of the Hittite, Neo-Assyrian and Neo-Babylonian empires.
A new archaeological project at the ancient city of Lagash in south Iraq (modern Tell al-Hiba) began in March-April of 2019. LAP is a collaboration between the University of Cambridge, University of Pennsylvania (USA) and Iraq State Board of Antiquities and Heritage.
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.
The Must Farm project is the first landscape scale archaeological investigation of deep Fenland, with its complex geological history.
The Promised project forms a network of excellence in Bioarchaeology and Archaeological Materials Science within the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC) at the Cyprus Institute linked with the advanced research centres in Archaeological Science at KU Leuven and the University of Cambridge.
Recording, analysing and interpreting the art of prehistoric fisher-gatherer-hunters in Southeastern Scandinavia.
A Bronze Age fortified tell settlement on the right bank of the river Danube 30km south of Budapest.
The investigation of urban growth and administration in northern Mesopotamia in the 4th and 3rd millennia BC (north-east Syria).
Identifying and investigating sites of probable Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, and Saxon date in the hinterland of Canterbury.
Investigating human-animal relations in the ancient Near East, with equids (horses, donkeys and horse-donkey hybrids) as the main focus.
Collapse and transformation in the Mediterranean 1200-500 BC.
Investigating and documenting the remains of the lower town at Ziyaret Tepe in southeasten Turkey