David M. Wilson

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Sir David Mackenzie Wilson (born 30 October 1931) is a British archaeologist, art historian, and museum curator, specialising in Anglo-Saxon art and the Viking Age. He lives on the Isle of Man.

Wilson was the director of the British Museum from 1977 to 1992, and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.[1] In 1985 he was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge.

Works[edit]

  • 1964. Anglo-Saxon Ornamental Metalwork 700 - 1100, in the British Museum. British Museum Press.
  • 1984 Anglo-Saxon: Art From The Seventh Century To The Norman Conquest, Thames and Hudson (US edn. Overlook Press).
  • Anglo-Saxon Paganism. Routledge.

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