skip to content

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology


Researcher Vicky Ngari Wilson and Collections Manager for Anthropology Rachel Hand examining the robe of Abyssinian Queen Woyzaro Terunesh. January 2019. MAA Z 19184.


We welcome research visitors, by advance appointment. Research access to collections is open but places are limited. We encourage researchers to make any arrangements for your visit well in advance.

We are keen to hear from anyone engaged in research relating to the collections. If you require information concerning objects, photographs and/or documents, please contact us by email at:

We are currently experiencing issues with the email contact links across our website. Should you wish to contact us please email

Please provide as much detail as possible about the objects you would like to see. A searchable online version of our museum database is available at:

You will receive a response from one of the relevant collections managers:

Imogen Gunn (Archaeology)
Rachel Hand (Anthropology)
Dr Jocelyne Dudding (Photography)

Researchers are asked to read our Researcher Guidelines & Responsibilities:

To order a high-resolution image or to licence its use, please email

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