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Pictish Pin from Golspie

04 November 2019

© National Museums of Scotland In 1974 a decorated gilt bronze pin was dug up in the garden of a resident in Golspie. This pin, subsequently donated to the NMS, was identified as a unique ...
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Anglo-Saxon mount from Dornoch

02 October 2019

Photo © Crown Copyright Metal detecting in the area of Dornoch over the years has produced a great number of objects which have ranged in date from prehistory through to the modern day. In...
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Dingwall Mercat Cross

01 September 2019

Mercat, or market, crosses were erected in Scottish towns marking where the rights to hold a market were granted by the monarch, bishop or baron. The date of the much worn Dingwall mercat cross is unk...
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