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Sir David Wilson FBA

About this Fellow




Current post

  • Formerly Director of the British Museum

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Medieval Archaeology, University College London, 1971 - 1976


Anglo-Saxon ornamental metalwork 700-1100 in the British Museum 1964

Viking art 1966

The British Museum, a history 2002

Other Archaeology Fellows

Professor John Blair

The society, culture and landscape of early medieval England, especially the Church and parochial organisation; historical and archaeological sources and approaches

Professor Roberta Gilchrist

Medieval and social archaeology, particularly gender and religion; burial, magic and religious communities, including nunneries, monasteries, hospitals, Norwich Cathedral and Glastonbury Abbey

Professor Martin Bell

Prehistoric environmental archaeology with a particular emphasis on coastal wetland and intertidal environments especially in the Severn Estuary. Wider interests in archaeological science including geoarchaeology and experimental archaeology

Professor Colin Haselgrove

Later prehistoric societies in Britain and north-west Europe, particularly the adoption and use of coinage, the impact of Roman expansion on Iron Age groups and the character of rural settlement