Fraser Hunter

From Gaul to Galloway: Early Celtic Art and Iron Age Connections

County Buildings
Wed 28 Sep
18:00 UK

Galloway has produced remarkable treasures of early Celtic art such as the Torrs pony cap, found near Castle Douglas, but their stories are little known. Fraser Hunter, principal curator of prehistoric and Roman archaeology at National Museums Scotland, uses art and archaeology as witnesses to the area’s ancient past. How was it connected to Europe in the Iron Age and how might its people have been affected by the Roman Empire?

About the Speaker

A native of Galloway, Fraser Hunter is the principal curator of Iron Age and Roman collections at National Museums Scotland. His undergraduate degree and PhD are both from Bradford University, and he has worked at the National Museum since 1991.