Professor Mark Horton
Mark is Professor in Archaeology at the University of Bristol and presenter on numerous archaeology television programmes. These include the BBC’s Coast, Time Flyers and Inside Out, as well as the early days of Channel 4’s Time Team, together with various archaeology shows on the Discovery and History Channels.
He has conducted excavations in East Africa, Egypt, Madagascar, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, North America as well as sites in the UK. He is currently writing a book on his 20 years of excavations in Zanzibar.
Garry trained as an archaeologist at the University of Bristol under the supervision of Professor Peter Warren, specialising in Minoan archaeology, including the field research and production of a survey exploring the foundations of Knossos on Crete.
As a maritime archaeologist his research now focuses on all things boaty in the Bronze Age Aegean and has excavated numerous Roman, medieval and Iron Age sites.
Garry loves mountains, has trekked in many places around the world.
”Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.”