The Department of Antiquities contains internationally renowned archaeological collections with particular strengths in Prehistoric Europe, the Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt and Sudan, Minoan Aegean, Mycenaean and Classical Greece, Ancient Cyprus, the Roman world and Medieval and later Europe. We also hold the museum's Founding Collection and historic archives.


Tel: +44 (0)1865 278020
Keeper of Antiquities: Paul Roberts, Roman Collections
Eleanor Standley, Curator of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Collections, and European material from the Tradescant Collection
Liam McNamara, Lisa and Bernard Selz Curator for Ancient Egypt and Sudan
Alison Roberts, Curator of European and Early Prehistoric Collections, and African, American and Asian material from the Tradescant Collection 
Anja Ulbrich, A.G. Leventis Curator of Cypriot Antiquities
Andrew Shapland, Sir Arthur Evans Curator of Bronze Age and Classical Greece
Administrator: Ilaria Perzia
Documentation Officer: Helen Hovey
Museum Assistant: Claire Burton
Museum Assistant: Dana Macmillan
Museum Assistant: Bryony Smerdon