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Russian Lead Cloth Seal from Cromarty

02 November 2020

Over 100 lead seals have been found in fields around Cromarty on the Black Isle. The seals were fixed to bales of flax and then hemp in the late 1700s and first half of the 1800s, affirming the qualit...
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The Poolewe Hoard

01 October 2020

© NMS (Matt Knight) In 1877, a Bronze Age hoard of nine copper alloy artefacts were recovered while peat cutting near Poolewe, Highland (Jolly 1879-1880, 46). These objects included five c...
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Storr Rock Viking Silver Hoard

04 September 2020

In 1891 a collection of coins and fragments of silver objects and ingots (hacksilver) was found on the shore near the Storr Rock on Skye. It is a typical mixed Viking silver hoard such as found throug...
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