Dr Tertia Barnett

Dr Tertia Barnett

Dr Tertia Barnett currently works for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and is an Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. She is particularly interested in the rock art of Britain and North Africa, and the symbolic context of rock art and its relationship with 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 present 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 work in Scotland here: http://www.scotlandsruralpast.org.uk