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Welcome to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland actively supporting the study and enjoyment of Scotland’s past for over 230 years!

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Rhind Lectures 2015

Watch the keynote lecture here! Identity & Archaeology from Prof Audrey Horning

Welcome to a Society that has been around for over 230 years, actively supporting the study and enjoyment of Scotland’s past.

Founded in 1780 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1783, the Society’s purpose is “to investigate both antiquities and natural and civil history in general, with the intention that the talents of mankind should be cultivated and that the study of natural and useful sciences should be promoted”. 

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