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A Society Lecture at the National Museum of Scotland

Archaeological Research in Progress 2017

May 27

The annual national day conference updating you on recent research in Scotland.

Painted ceiling in a Norwegian stave church

Medieval painted wooden vaults in Norwegian parish churches – Edinburgh

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Lindsay Fischer Lecture will be presented by Professor Margrethe Stang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Painted ceiling in a Norwegian stave church

Medieval painted wooden vaults in Norwegian parish churches – Aberdeen

June 13 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Lindsay Fischer Lecture will be presented by Professor Margrethe Stang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Painted ceiling in a Norwegian stave church

Medieval painted wooden vaults in Norwegian parish churches – Kirkwall

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Lindsay Fischer Lecture will be presented by Professor Margrethe Stang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Alan Saville, Past President of the Society

Scotland’s earliest people, their landscape and houses

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mesolithic Scotland and its Neighbours, published in 2004 A day conference in honour of Alan Saville, past Society of Antiquaries of Scotland President. The day will comprise of a set of brief talks but, more importantly, lots of discussion related to the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic occupation of Scotland, focused on the possible dwellings and ‘houses’ that have been excavated over the past few years. Since the 1999 conference and 2004 publication of Mesolithic Scotland and its Neighbours,…

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Summer Excursion 2017 – Saturday 1st July

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Low Parks Museum and Hamilton Mausoleum, South Lanarkshire Join us on a visit to these Grade A listed buildings the first dating back to 1696 built as Portland, the private residence of David Crawford, lawyer and secretary to the 3rd Duke and Duchess of Hamilton.  Later, in 1784, purchased by the 8th Duke of Hamilton and made into a coaching inn housing famous travellers, such as Dr Johnson and James Boswell, and Dorothy and William Wordsworth. The second building is…

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