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UK Fellow, Archaeology, elected in 1978

Professor John Coles FBA

About this Fellow

Archaeology

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Appointments

Current post

  • Formerly Professor of European Prehistory, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Honorary Professor, University of Exeter, 1993
  • Assistant Lecturer, Lecturer, Reader in Archaeology, University of Cambridge, 1960 - 1980
  • Professor of European Prehistory, University of Cambridge, 1980 - 1986
  • formerly Professor of European Prehistory, University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam College University of Cambridge, 2004
  • Fellow, Fitzwilliam College University of Cambridge, 1963

Publications

Patterns in a rocky land. Rock carvings in South-West Uppland, Sweden 2000

Archaeology by experiment 1973

The Bronze Age in Europe 1979

Shadows of a Northern Past. rock carvings of Bohuslan and Ostfold 2005

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