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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology



    Black and white photo of James Wordie
    and a second expedition member standing
    next a British telephone box and a sign pointing
    to “Laid Post Office”. Laid, Loch Eriboll,
    Scotland. Wordie Expedition. 1937.
    MAA P.86087.PAT. Photographer unknown.









Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ



Tel: +44 (0)1223 333516


General enquiries

All general enquiries should be directed in the first instance to the Museum Administrator, in writing, via email or by calling +44 (0)1223 333510.


Collections enquiries

For specific enquiries relating to particular subject areas, the MAA’s collections managers may be contacted in writing or via email:

Archaeology: Imogen Gunn

Anthropology: Rachel Hand

Photographic Collections: Jocelyne Dudding


Photographic reproductions

Photographic orders and permissions enquiries should be directed to:











Two million years of human history. One million artefacts. Countless astonishing stories.