Dr Tertia Barnett
Dr Tertia Barnett currently works for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, and is also an Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh.
She is particularly interested in the rock art of Britain and North Africa, as well as the symbolic context of rock art and its relationship with the cultural changes in the lives of its makers. Tertia has conducted fieldwork projects recording and conserving rock art in regions as diverse as Libya and Northumberland, and is working to raise awareness of Scotland's rural past in her current role.
Tertia’s publications include:
Barnett, T.F. 2009. Style, symbolism and culture change: fieldwork in the Wadi al-Hayat, Libya. Journal of Libyan Studies 39.
Barnett, T. F. 2006. Gods on the rocks. Current Archaeology.
Barnett, T. F. 2007. Dancing girls and insect headed gods: recent rock art survey in the Wadi al-Hayat, Fezzan. Journal of Libyan Studies 37.
You can read all about Tertia’s fascinating work in Scotland here: http://www.scotlandsruralpast.org.uk