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Mike Parker Pearson

Professor of Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, UCL

Mike Pearson's research interests include: Stonehenge: its purpose and people; the Beaker people: diet and mobility in Britain 2500-1700BC; the Outer Hebrides: settlement and society from prehistory to the post-medieval period on the island of South Uist; and death and burial: funerary archaeology.

His work also includes Prehistoric Britain and Europe in the 1st millennia BC and AD and identifying mummification from skeletonised remains.


  • –present
    Professor of Archaeology, UCL