Disney Professor of Archaeology
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The Disney Professorship of Archaeology, also known as the Disney Chair, is a professorship in archaeology at the University of Cambridge. It was endowed with a donation of £1,000 by John Disney in 1851, followed by a further £3,500 in a bequest at his death.
There is no association with the Walt Disney Company.
List of Disney Professors of Archaeology
- 1851–1865 John Howard Marsden
- 1865–1879 Churchill Babington
- 1879–1887 Percy Gardner
- 1887–1892 George Forrest Browne
- 1892–1926 William Ridgeway
- 1926–1938 Ellis Minns
- 1938–1952 Dorothy Garrod
- 1952–1974 Grahame Clark
- 1974–1981 Glyn Daniel
- 1981–2004 Colin Renfrew
- 2004–2014 Graeme Barker
- 2014–Cyprian Broodbank
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