Colin Renfrew, Baron Renfrew of Kaimsthorn(1937-), Archaeologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Senior Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge University 1981-2004, Renfrew has conducted excavations in Greece and Orkney. His publications include The Emergence of Civilisation (1973) and The Archaeology of Cult (1985); Master of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1986-97. Created Baron Renfrew of Kaimsthorn, 1991.
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