Welcome to a Society that has been around for over 235 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”.
- Painting the past: using geological techniques to identify artists’ pigments in Roman archaeology – Edinburgh
- Painting the past: using geological techniques to identify artists’ pigments in Roman archaeology – Aberdeen
- White, Black and Grey: recent discoveries at Aberdeen’s medieval friaries – Edinburgh
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