Peter A. Clayton is a British archaeologist and numismatist, and the former managing editor of British Museum Publications.[1]

Clayton has written extensively on the ancient world and ancient Egypt in particular and has produced a number of books for children.

Clayton is a member of the British government's Treasure Valuation Committee.

Selected publications

  • Chronicle of the Pharaohs. Thames & Hudson, London.
  • Archaeological sites in Britain. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1976. ISBN 0297771159
  • The rediscovery of Ancient Egypt: Artists and travellers in the Nineteenth Century. Thames & Hudson, London, 1982. ISBN 0500012849
  • The seven wonders of the ancient world. 1990.
  • The Valley of the Kings. Wayland, 1995. ISBN 0750214317


  1. ^ Clayton, Peter A.; Martin J. Price. (Eds.) (2011). The Seven Wonders Ancient World. Abingdon: Routledge. p. 11. ISBN 978-1-135-62928-1.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)