Category Archives: Publications

An early 20th-century toy cup inscribed with part of the text from ‘Old Mother Hubbard’. (© CFA Archaeology Ltd)

Just published: SAIR 102

6th January 2023 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the publication of a new Scottish Archaeological Internet Report, available now via the SAIR website. SAIR 102: Riddle’s Court, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh: a merchant’s house fit for a king by Michael Cressey with contributions from Anne Crone, Karen Dundas, Christina Hills and Alasdair Ross Click here to view the publication: https://doi.org/10.9750/issn.2056-7421.2023.102 Summary: Riddle’s…

Flues (D0192) and (D0194) taken from the north. (Ⓒ AOC Archaeology)

Just published: SAIR 101

12th December 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 101: The New Street Gasworks, Caltongate: archaeological investigation of a major power production complex in the heart of Edinburgh and its significance in the industrial development of Britain by Dawn McLaren, Mike Roy and Donald Wilson…

Double heart brooch by M Rettie & Sons, Aberdeen, c 1827–90, 67 × 50mm. (Image © National Museums Scotland)

Available now: PSAS 151

30th November 2022 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 151 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is now available online, with ten articles investigating a range of topics such as Grooved Ware, plaster ceiling motives, heart brooches, genealogy and museum history across Scotland: https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.151 Fellows can log in to read articles using the username:…

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New open access e-book: Rhum

11th November 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. Rhum: Mesolithic and Later Sites at Kinloch, Excavations 1984–86 by Caroline R Wickham-Jones Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332295 This volume is the report of the archaeological excavations that took place on…

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New open access e-book: Anatomy of an Iron Age Roundhouse

30th September 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. Anatomy of an Iron Age Roundhouse: The Cnip Wheelhouse Excavations, Lewis by Ian Armit Click here to access the e-book: https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332288 Wheelhouses were Iron Age buildings of great sophistication. Although found only in northern…

incomplete stone axehead artefact with dotted line showing possible original shape

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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