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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

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