Category Archives: Publications

A woman conducting Terrestrial Laser Scanning inside the Sculptor's Cave

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…

SAIR 91

Just published: SAIR 91!

27th July 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 evidence of ancient habitation in Fortrose, Highlands, spanning thousands of years back to the Neolithic. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of Headland Archaeology towards the publication of…

Bearsden: A Fort on the Antonine Wall
by David J Breeze.

New Open Access E-book – Bearsden: A Roman Fort on the Antonine Wall

1st June 2020 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce the release of its publication Bearsden: A Fort on the Antonine Wall as an open access e-book, now available through our digital books platform. To download and read the book, please click the link below: Bearsden: A Fort on the Antonine Wall by David J Breeze. https://doi.org/10.9750/9781908332189 The demolition of Victorian…

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Just published: SAIR 90!

19th May 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 at the speculated location of a 13th-century Dominican friary in Edinburgh. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of the University of Edinburgh towards the publication of this…

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Just published: SAIR 89!

4th May 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 at Musselburgh Primary Health Care Centre. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of Dawn Construction Ltd towards the publication of this paper. To read the abstract and access…

SAIR 88 now published

SAIR 88 now published

17th February 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 the chapel-sites on the Isle of Lewis. The Society gratefully acknowledges funding from Historic Environment Scotland towards the publication of this SAIR paper. To read the abstract and…

Reconstructed plan of St Giles’ graveyard (© AOC Archaeology group)

Just published: SAIR 87!

11th December 2019 | 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 around Parliament House in Edinburgh. The Society gratefully acknowledges the funding of AMEC on behalf of the Scottish Court Service towards the publication of this SAIR…

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Available now! PSAS 148

2nd December 2019 | Categories: Publications

The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 148 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. Papers in this year’s journal cover the length and breadth of Scotland and beyond – from Shetland to Rome. This…

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Society of Antiquaries of Scotland launches a free Digital Books platform

9th September 2019 | Categories: Publications, Research

We’ve launched a new online platform to make peer-reviewed academic books about Scottish archaeology and history freely available. The first two titles available through Open Access are Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness (Carver et al., 2016) and The Scottish Antiquarian Tradition (Bell, 1981). Portmahomack on Tarbat Ness presents recent archaeological discoveries in one of the key centres…

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