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Dr Tertia Barnett

Dr Tertia Barnett

Dr Tertia Barnett is an archaeologist specialising in the rock art of Britain, Europe and North Africa. She currently runs a research project exploring Neolithic rock carvings in Scotland, based at Historic Environment Scotland, and is also an Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University.

Dr Tertia Barnett is an archaeologist specialising in the rock art of Britain, Europe and North Africa. She currently runs a research project exploring Neolithic rock carvings in Scotland, based at Historic Environment Scotland, and is also an Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University.

Tertia’s publications include:

Barnett T F (2018) An Engraved Landscape: the rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, Libya. Volume 1. Synthesis. London: Society for Libyan Studies

Barnett T F (2018) An Engraved Landscape: the rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, Libya. Volume 2. Gazetteer. London: Society for Libyan Studies

Barnett T F and Sharpe K E (eds) (2010) Carving a Future for British Rock Art: New approaches to research, management and presentation. Oxford: Oxbow Books

Barnett T F (1999) The Emergence of Food Production in Ethiopia. Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology 45. BAR International Series 763, Oxford

You can read all about Tertia’s fascinating work in Scotland here: http://www.scotlandsruralpast.org.uk

What first sparked your passion for archaeology?

Visiting the Minoan Palaces and Heraklion Museum in Crete as a teenager.

What does archaeology mean to you?

The excitement and fascination of unraveling how people have used and shaped the landscape over time.

What is the most interesting experience you have had leading an Andante tour?

Discovering unrecorded prehistoric rock engravings close to the Moroccan-Algerian border with the guests on the Moroccan rock art tour.

What is your favourite archaeological site?

Nuraghe Santu Antine in Sardinia.

How many tours have you led for Andante?

I have been leading six different tours for Andante for the last 20 years, with an average of about two tours and one study day each year.

Have you written any books or featured in any TV programs?

Barnett T F (2018) An Engraved Landscape: the rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, Libya. Volume 1. Synthesis. London: Society for Libyan Studies

Barnett T F (2018) An Engraved Landscape: the rock carvings of the Wadi al-Ajal, Libya. Volume 2. Gazetteer. London: Society for Libyan Studies

Barnett T F and Sharpe K E (eds) (2010) Carving a Future for British Rock Art: New approaches to research, management and presentation. Oxford: Oxbow Books

Barnett T F (1999) The Emergence of Food Production in Ethiopia. Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology 45. BAR International Series 763, Oxford


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(3 tours)
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Guide Lecturer Dr Tertia Barnett
Tour Manager Johanna Flippent
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9 days
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September 22 2020 (Postponed)
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May 22 2021
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September 10 2021

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