Dr Antony Lee is Treasure Trove Officer
Dr Antony Lee is Treasure Trove Officer,
Antony has a PhD in Archaeology from Durham University, where his research investigated the presentation and interpretation of Romano-British religion in museums. He has a BA in Heritage Studies (University of Hull) and an MA in Archaeology (University of Leicester). He is an Associate of the Museums Association, an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Archaeologists, and a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society.
His professional background is in archaeological museum curation, and he spent 15 years managing the large and significant archaeological collections of Lincolnshire Museums. While there he worked on major projects such as the development of The Collection museum in Lincoln and the redevelopment of Lincoln Castle. He has also worked at Derby Museum as the Regional Collection Development Officer for Renaissance East Midlands.
Antony’s research interests include exploring lived experiences of religion in Roman Britain, and the role of material culture in creating and expressing religious identities. He is fascinated by the influence the ancient world continues to exert on modern culture and identities, and has a particular interest in the presentation and dissemination of archaeological research to wider audiences, especially through museums and heritage sites. He is proud to be working to help preserve and promote Scotland’s archaeological heritage.
Treasure Trove ensures that significant objects from Scotland's past are preserved in museums for public benefit.Find out more