What were lives like in ancient Egypt? Examining two tombs excavated by Alexander Henry Rhind we explore this fascinating culture.Find out more »
The annual national day conference updating you on recent research in Scotland.Find out more »
After a popular Sales Preview event last year kindly hosted by Lyon & Turnbull the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is pleased to announce a similar event will take place this year. Please join us. There will be short talks given by experts from Lyon & Turnbull, the National Museum of Scotland and the Society on Scottish silver, Scottish pottery and much more, followed by a drinks reception and canapes. A good opportunity to mingle and preview sales items up…Find out more »
join us for an afternoon of talks and discussion on Scotland's relationships with Europe past and present, with roundtable speakers representing the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Durham University, the Society of Dix-Neuviemistes and the RSE funded project Establishing SNNEC. Distinguished guests include Professor Sir Tom Devine OBE FRSE HonMRIA FBA FSA Scot who will present a lecture on How Highlandism Conquered Europe: From Sir Walter Scott to Brexit. Discussion will be followed by a wine reception. Organised by the…Find out more »
Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is managing the event this year (with our partners Archaeology Scotland) and the conference programme includes exciting new research findings and best practice in archaeology covering all periods from across Scotland and beyond. Event sponsored by: Historic Environment Scotland (HES), Forestry & Land Scotland (FLS), AOC Archaeology Group, Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA), GUARD Archaeology, Wessex Archaeology, LUC and SUERC. The full…Find out more »
The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and Lyon & Turnbull are delighted to work together on an event which celebrates Centuries of Craftsmanship. The Sales Preview reception consists of welcome and introductions, two short talks by experts on historic interiors, dyes and textiles research, followed by a drinks reception and private viewing of the forthcoming Scottish Silver & Applied Arts auction. Speakers: Dr David Caldwell FSA Scot | President | Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Dr Anita Quye FSA Scot |…Find out more »
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