Lloyd Laing

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Lloyd Laing (born 1944) is a Scottish archaeologist specializing in Celtic Britain and ceramics. His wife Jennifer Laing is also an archaeologist.[1]

He studied prehistoric archaeology and fine art at Edinburgh University, before becoming assistant inspector of ancient monuments for Scotland, from 1966 to 1969.[2] He was senior lecturer at University of Liverpool then University of Nottingham.[3] He has written on Clochán, Maeshowe and Dál Riata.

Publications[edit]

  • Celtic Britain, 1979[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Current Archaeology - Issues 181-192 - Page 312 2002 "Lloyd Laing is an exception. The book is exactly what its title implies: a complete introduction to the whole British ceramic sequence. With numerous line drawings and top—quality colour pictures of potsherds (by archaeologist wife Jenny), it is ..."
  2. ^ Lloyd Laing Later Celtic Art 1987 - Page 58 "He was born in Scotland, where he studied prehistoric archaeology and fine art at Edinburgh University, before becoming assistant inspector of ancient monuments for Scotland, a post he held from 1966 to 1969."
  3. ^ Archaeology research projects - The University of Nottingham
  4. ^ Audrey Becker, Kristin Noone Welsh Mythology and Folklore in Popular Culture: Essays on ... 2011 - Page 13 "In Celtic Britain (1979), Lloyd Laing asserts that, while place names are the “most enduring legacy” left by the Celts, .."