Archaeology and anthropology

Archaeology and anthropology

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The Department of Archaeology and Anthropology is comprised of three connected disciplines: archaeology (including Ancient Near East subjects), biological anthropology and social anthropology. The department also houses the Haddon Library and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

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The spirit of cultural interaction initiated by the pioneers of anthropology, connecting past cultures with a modern global audience, continues to thrive at Cambridge.