Noble, Gordon, Goldberg, D Martin and Hamilton, Derek (2019) Pictish symbols: inscribing identity beyond the fringe of empire. British Archaeology (167). pp. 42-45. ISSN 1357-4442

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Abstract

In the first of two features about early scripts in Britain, we visit north-east Scotland, where Pictish symbol stones tease the imagination with their appealing designs and mysterious origins. A new project has dated them, finding they were inspired by contact with the Roman world, like runes and ogham. Gordon Noble, Martin Goldberg and Derek Hamilton report.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > D History (General) > D051 Ancient History
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
N Fine Arts > NB Sculpture
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 11:48
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 10:01
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2351

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