Meet a real "Indiana Jones"! - Archaeologist Dr. Peter J. Shield PhD has traveled the world studying and investigating the world of unexplained mysteries. His lecture for the Smithsonian Intuition’s Atomic Energy Museum in Las Vegas, "Visitors from Space" was one of their highest attended lectures. He is a member of the Council for the study of the Shroud of Turin and presents a keynote address on the recent discoveries relating to the sacred burial cloth of Christ. For 8 years he was a guest lecturer for the Princess Line Cruses (P&O) out of Sydney Australia. In the 50's he was part of Cambridge Universities archaeological team excavating archaeological sites on the Island of Malta in the Mediterranean. Peter is the author of 9 books including "Malta - Mediterranean Jewel"; a guide to retirement and establishing a business on the island. Peter returned to the Island to assist one of Malta’s leading charities to establish an annual fund raising event 4 years ago and has just returned from a 6 month tour of Europe including London, Rome and his beloved island of Malta. (http://arealindianajones.com)
Before moving to Australia with his family in 1971, Dr. Shield was Managing Director of Europe’s largest 'below the line' Advertising agency.
Dr. Shield has lived and worked in 25 countries over 80 years and had the opportunity to work, visit and write about archaeological sites in China, Cyprus, Australia, Central and South America, Ireland, Great Briton, Spain, Japan, Taiwan, Cambodia, and Malta to name but a few.
During the 80’s, an Exhibition his replica artifacts from the Louve Museum in Paris, toured Australia and was also used as the basis of his presentation of the Howard Carter Story to Australian High School Students. Peter taught the Australian Government's Skill Share Program in Perth Western Australia and Surfers Paradise on the Australian Gold Coast.
As Marketing Director of the Pacific Region's largest Shopping Center (Mall) Roselands, in Sydney Australia in 1979, Peter published the then definitive guide to Retail Promotion. It was at this time that Peter designed a marketing promotion that successfully enabled the Australian Gaming industry to survive an economic downturn in the early 80's.
As part of his investigative activities Peter studied the art of Magic and undertook 4 World tours as a Professional Magician, performing the death-defying Bullet catch. He topped the bill at Japan's leading spa resort for 6 months before retiring to Las Vegas, NV in 1991 where he now resides.
In the early 90's Dr. Shield joined the Hilton Hotel timeshare sales division and was awarded the industries Silver Medal for his work for the Hilton Corp. He went on to develop resorts in Spain, China, and Ireland.
Dr. Shield's has recently visited the remote Monastery of St. Catharine in the heart of the Egyptian Sinai Desert and his current lecture "In Search of the Truth - The Shroud of Turin" presents an audio visual look at the recent development in authenticating this sacred relic. His most popular lecture "Visitors from Space - a reality check!" takes an exciting visual look at the evidence for alien intervention at archaeological sites around the world and examines the obstacles in meeting E.T.