Sir Barry Cunliffe CBE
Date of Birth  :
10 December 1939
Place of Birth  :
Somerset.
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Archaeologist
Educational background  :
Studied at Portsmouth Northern Grammar School Reading archaeology and anthropology at the University of Cambridge
Acheivements / Contributions  :

President, Council for British Archaeology (197679) Fellow, British Academy (1979) Member, Ancient Monuments Advisory Committee of English Heritage, since 1984 Honorary Graduate, Doctor of Science, University of Bath (1984)[5] Member, Advisory Committee of The Discovery Programme (Ireland), since 1991 Trustee of the British Museum Governor, Museum of London Fellow, Society of Antiquaries of London Chair, Advisory Committee for the e-journal Internet Archaeology Cunliffe was knighted on 17 June 2006.[1] Cunliffe was appointed interim chair of English Heritage in September 2008 [1] Chairman, The British Museum Friends (-2009 Founding Fellow, The Learned Society of Wales

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Cunliffe's decision to become an archaeologist was sparked off at the age of nine by the discovery of Roman remains on his uncle's farm in Somerset,Fascinated by the Roman remains in nearby Bath he threw himself into a programme of excavation and publication.Cunliffe lives with his wife in Oxford.Cunliffe inspired the name for the character "Currant Bunliffe", an archaeologist in David Macaulay's 1979 book, Motel of the Mysteries.