Category Archives: Publications

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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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New open access e-book – A Fragmented Masterpiece

5th November 2021 | 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. A Fragmented Masterpiece: Recovering the Biography of the Hilton of Cadboll Pictish Cross-Slab by Heather F James, Isabel Henderson, Sally M Foster and Siân Jones https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332226 Around AD 800, a superbly…

Now published: Culduthel

Now published: Culduthel

30th September 2021 | Categories: Publications

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Society’s latest book, Culduthel: An Iron Age Craftworking Centre in North-East Scotland by Candy Hatherley and Ross Murray, available now from our online shop! The Iron Age settlement at Culduthel on the southern outskirts of Inverness is one of the most significant later prehistoric sites identified…

Photograph of excavation of mesolithic house

Just published: SAIR 96!

18th August 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 in 2001 at East Barns, East Lothian. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of AOC Archaeology Group towards the publication of this paper. To read the abstract…

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Just published: SAIR 95!

16th July 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 at Thainstone Business Park in Aberdeenshire. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of Axiom Project Services Limited and Thainstone LLP towards the publication of this paper. To read…

Dryburgh, west doorway. © Aonghus MacKechnie

Available now! PSAS 149

30th November 2020 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 149 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 Iron Age to the 19th century. This…

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3,000-year-old Secrets of the Sculptor’s Cave Revealed

30th September 2020 | Categories: Publications, Research, Shop

Remains of mummified bodies and rare artefacts reveal Moray’s ancient burial practices in the Society’s new book and online lecture The mysterious sea cave on the south shore of the Moray Firth is the focus of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’s latest publication, Darkness Visible: The Sculptor’s Cave, Covesea, from the Bronze Age to…

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Just published: SAIR 92!

29th September 2020 | 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 on the site of Doune Roman fort in Stirlingshire. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of Stirling Council and Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd towards the publication of this…

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