About this Fellow
Emeritus Professor of Classical Archaeology, Oxford. Knighted 1986. Hon Fellow, Magdalene, Camb., Lincoln and Merton, Oxon. Publ.: The Greeks Overseas 1999, Persia and the West 2000, World of Ancient Art 2006, Archaeology of Nostalgia 2002, etc.
- Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford
- Professor of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford, 1978 - 1994
- Lincoln Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology and Art, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1978
Ancient Greek and Roman art and visual history; marble sculpture and portraits; late antiquity; archaeology of Greek cities of Eastern Roman Empire
Prehistory in Europe, the Near East and Central Asia; the beginnings of sedentary life and domestication of plants and animals; early metallurgy; nomadism and cultural contacts in the Eurasian steppes in the 1st millenium BC
Egyptology: art, archaeology, writing systems, religion, literature, social forms; comparative & theoretical study of early civilisations.
Environmental change with special reference to the solar factor.