Tag: Cambridge Archaeology

Q&A with MAA’s Workshop Team

MAA's Workshop team is vital in creating and maintaining impressive displays for its temporary exhibitions. Rebecca Rees interviews two team members to learn more.

Rebecca Rees

4 June 2024

Getting to the Bottom of a Grave at Snailwell

Through a detailed look at the objects found in a grave at Snailwell, Jody Joy tells us about the person buried there: Who where they? What was their life like? And why were they buried in such an elaborate grave?

Jody Joy

7 May 2024

The Allure and Appeal of an Anglo-Saxon Cross from Trumpington

The Trumpington Cross has been endlessly reproduced on MAA's shop products including postcards, tote bags, fridge magnets, keyrings and even a ruler. But what makes it so appealing?

Gerard Davis

2 April 2024

Beneath Our Feet: Medieval Cambridge

As workmen dug in 1908 to build new lecture rooms for the University, the remains of buildings became exposed, revealing the existence of a thriving monastical community in medieval England.

Eleanor Wilkinson

5 March 2024

Bed Burials and Mobility in the Early Middle Ages

Bed burials were rarer in England than in Europe. Unearthed in 2011, the Trumpington bed burial unveils a fascinating narrative of mobility, femininity, and Christianity in the Early Middle Ages.

Emma Brownlee

13 February 2024

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