Category Archives: Publications

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Just published: SAIR 100

26th September 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new Scottish Archaeological Internet Report, available now via the SAIR website. SAIR 100: The excavation of a prehistoric settlement at Lower Slackbuie, Inverness by Claire Christie and Magnar Dalland with contributions from Laura Bailey, Owain Scholma-Mason and Hugo Anderson-Whymark Click here to view the report: https://doi.org/10.9750/issn.2056-7421.2022.100 Summary: The expansion of…

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Just published: SAIR 99

18th July 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new Scottish Archaeological Internet Report, available now via the SAIR website. SAIR 99: Two Iron Age duns in western Scotland: excavations at Barnluasgan and Balure, North Knapdale, Argyll by Roddy Regan and Ewan Campbell with contributions from Torben Bjarke Ballin, Michael Cressey, Mhairi Hastie, Susanna Kirk and…

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New open access e-book: Darkness Visible

15th June 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the release of this title as an open access e-book, now available through the Open Access E-Books platform. Darkness Visible: The Sculptor’s Cave, Covesea, from the Bronze Age to the Picts by Ian Armit and Lindsey Büster Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332233 The Sculptor’s Cave is one of the most enigmatic prehistoric sites…

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Just published: SAIR 98

30th May 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new Scottish Archaeological Internet Report, available now via the SAIR website. SAIR 98: Excavations outside the Roman fort on the Antonine Wall at Croy Hill, 1975–8 by William S Hanson with contributions from Lindsay Allason-Jones, Donal Bateson, Paul Bidwell, Louisa Campbell, Sally Cottam, Alexandra Croom, Brenda M…

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Now published: Radar in Scotland 1938–46

19th April 2022 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Society’s latest book, Radar in Scotland 1938–46 by Ian Brown. The book is now available for purchase from our online shop. With histories of each individual station, this book shows how the radar chain operated, how the radar information was processed and used for the air defence…

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New open access e-book: Scottish Girls’ Samplers

11th March 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the release of this title as an open access e-book, now available through the Open Access E-Books platform. ‘Remember Now Thy Creator’: Scottish Girls’ Samplers, 1700–1872 by Naomi E A Tarrant Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332271 Embroidered samplers show the one aspect of girls’ education that leaves…

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New open access e-book: Culduthel

18th February 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the release of this title as an open access e-book, now available through the Open Access E-Books platform. Culduthel: An Iron Age Craftworking Centre in North-East Scotland by Candy Hatherley and Ross Murray Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332202 The Iron Age settlement at Culduthel (NGR: NH 664…

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New open access e-book: The Fortification of the Firth of Forth 1880–1977

14th January 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the release of this title as an open access e-book, now available through the Open Access E-Books platform. The Fortification of the Firth of Forth 1880–1977: ‘The most powerful naval fortress in the British Empire’ by Gordon J Barclay and Ron Morris Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332264…

The Newton Stone alphabetic inscription digitally coloured, viewed from the front. (Photograph by Richard Marshall)

Available now! PSAS 150

30th November 2021 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 150 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is now available to Fellows via our journal platform, hosted by the University of Edinburgh Library. The papers in this year’s volume cover aspects of Scotland’s past from the Neolithic to the 20th century. This year’s journal also contains…

Just published: SAIR 97!

Just published: SAIR 97!

13th November 2021 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new Scottish Archaeological Internet Report, available now via the SAIR website. The most recent paper reports on excavations between 2017 and 2019 along the River Dee, Aberdeenshire. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of Historic Environment Scotland towards the publication of this paper. To read the abstract and…

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