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The Viking-age gold and silver of Scotland, AD 850-1100

  title={The Viking-age gold and silver of Scotland, AD 850-1100},
  author={James Graham‐Campbell},
A fully-illustrated academic catalogue, this volume brings together the major collections of Viking gold and silver non-numismatic material found in Scotland, now in the National Museums of Scotland, other Scottish museums and the British Museum. Both single finds and hoards are covered; among others, the Skaill and Burray hoards, which have never before been described and illustrated in full. This work should provide a useful contribution to the understanding of Viking culture. 

Nome's Law, Fife: on the nature and dating of the silver hoard

Conflicting opinions concerning the deposition date of the silver treasure from Nome's Law, Largo, Fife, are reviewed in the light of the 19th-century records of its discovery and contents, most of

Furnishing an Early Medieval Monastery: New Evidence from Iona

THIS PAPER DESCRIBES and discusses the significance of a number of metalwork and glass finds from the important early medieval monastery on the island of Iona, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The finds

The Viking-Age trefoil mount from Jarlshof: a re-appraisal in the light of two new discoveries

Two recent finds of unusual trefoil mounts from England have led to a reappraisal of the trefoil mount from Jarlshof, Shetland. This study supports Eldjdrn's proposition, based upon two closely

Bullion rings in Viking Age Britain and Ireland

This paper examines a simple type of silver ring, here termed the ‘bullion-ring’, that occurs in several Viking Age contexts in Britain and Ireland. It is proposed that the type may be dated to the

'Danes ... in this Country' : discovering the Vikings in Scotland

The Rhind Lectures for 1995–6, on ‘Death and Wealth in Viking Scotland’, commenced with a review of the earliest known records pertaining to the discovery of the Vikings in Scotland, beginning in the

A reassessment of the Anglo-Saxon artefacts from Scotland: material interactions and identities in early medieval northern Britain

This thesis identifies and interprets the 5th to 9th-century Anglo-Saxon artefacts found within modern Scotland. It uses them to consider material expressions of ethnogenesis and to examine

A hoard of Hiberno-Viking arm-rings, probably from Scotland

A hoard of five Hiberno-Viking silver arm-rings, probably from Scotland, is reconstructed on the basis of three extant rings in the British Museum and five base-metal copies in the National Museum of


A Viking Age or Late Norse gold finger-ring in Glasgow Museums (A.1979.19), previously thought to have been found in the Isle of Skye, is here identified with a ring said to have been found in the

A richly decorated cross-slab from Kilduncan House, Fife: description and analysis

The article contends that the discovery in late 2001 of a small slab with a sophisticated and, in part, unique decorative programme near the eastern seabord of Fife, raises questions about the


  • History
  • 2008
A NEW DATE FOR ‘PICTISH’ SYMBOLS ‘Pictish’ symbols are one of the most distinctive elements in Scottish early historic art. They are principally used to decorate undressed boulders and, in relief,