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Germanic Coin found at Kilbeg, Skye

03 April 2019

This silver coin was found recently at Kilbeg on the Sleat peninsula of Skye. It is a silver denier of Heinrich II, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, minted between 1002 and 1024, probably in Cologne....
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Barley from Cyderhall Iron Age settlement

04 March 2019

This charred barley is from an excavation of a round house and souterrain at Cyderhall in Sutherland, and currently is on display at Historylinks Museum in Dornoch. After an initial phase of occupatio...
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Bronze Age gold ring from Cromarty

04 February 2019

This fragment of a small gold ring was found near Cromarty. It probably dates to the Late Bronze Age (c. 1000-800 BC). Similar objects are found in gold or, as this case, copper alloy wrapped with gol...
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