Maldonado, Adrián (2019) Silver dirhams from the Storr Rock Viking Hoard. Explore our collections.

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Abstract

A 10th-century hoard found on the Isle of Skye contained 19 dirhams, silver coins from the Islamic emirates of central Asia. These were not exotic curiosities collected by a Viking traveller, but evidence of trade routes connecting Scotland across vast distances at the turn of the first millennium.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CJ Numismatics
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2019 17:14
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2019 17:14
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2264

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