Clarke, David V (Research Associate), Blackwell, Alice and Goldberg, D Martin (2015) Early Medieval Scotland: individuals, communities and ideas. National Museums Scotland Enterprises, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781910682029

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Abstract

The elaborately carved Hilton of Cadboll stone, the house-shaped Monymusk Reliquary and the sumptuously decorated Hunterston brooch (all on view in the National Museum of Scotland) are evidence of the sophistication of Scottish craftsmen in the time AD 300-900, formerly known as the 'Dark Ages'. A pioneering partnership between National Museums Scotland and The Glenmorangie Company has supported a major programme of research into the archaeology of Scotland during the Early Medieval period.
The findings are revealed in this heavily illustrated landmark book which uses objects to explore the lives of individuals and communities during this period, as well as their ideas and ideologies.
The book presents a re-evaluation of this key period of Scotland's past, a time that saw the creation of some of the most treasured and enigmatic objects from within the National Museum of Scotland's collections.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 12:31
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2016 12:34
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1557

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