Graeme Barker


Graeme Barker

Graeme W. W. Barker (born October 23, 1946) is a British archaeologist, notable for his work on the Italian Bronze Age, the Roman occupation of Libya, and landscape archaeology.

Barker was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He began lecturing in archaeology at the University of Sheffield in 1972, moving to become Director of the British School at Rome in 1984.

In 1988 he was appointed Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Archaeological Studies at the University of Leicester. Barker was elected to the Disney Professorship of Archaeology at the University of Cambridge in 2004.

In 2005 Barker was, with Israel Finkelstein, joint winner of the Dan David Prize.

External links

* [http://www.arch.cam.ac.uk/~gb314/ Graeme Barker's home page]
* [http://www.dandavidprize.com/laureates/past2005.html Dan David prize laureates' page]
* [http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/news/dp/2004032301 University of Cambridge press release]


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