The Society is pleased to announce that Volume 152 of the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland is now available online, with fifteen articles on topics such as small socketed axeheads, medieval crusading, Scottish diaspora, surgical instrument makers and ancient Egyptian Treasure Trove artefacts: https://doi.org/10.9750/PSAS.152
Please see the Table of Contents for this year’s Proceedings below and follow the links to read the articles.
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Front matter: PSAS 152
Obituary: Professor Johannes Diderik van der Waals HonFSAScot
Excavation and survey at the Giant’s Grave, Slochd Measach, Nereabolls, a Neolithic chambered cairn on the Isle of Islay, Argyll & Bute: chronology, architecture, reuse and demise
Darko Maričević FSAScot and Steven Mithen FSAScot
Small socketed axeheads from northern Britain: some finds ‘of more than ordinary interest’
Ella B Paul FSAScot, Matthew G Knight FSAScot and Trevor G Cowie FSAScot
The production of a glass toggle: Iron Age craft specialisation along Scotland’s western seaboard
Martina Bertini, Clare Ellis FSAScot and Dan Sykes
A drive around Pictland: wheeled transport on Pictish carved stones
Catriona McArdle and Duncan McArdle FSAScot
Asking for forgiveness as an aspect of crusade: case studies from 13th-century Scotland
Gordon M Reynolds
‘Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations’: chapel-sites in the Isle of Lewis
Rachel C Barrowman FSAScot
Strome, the castle of Loch Carron: role and history
James Scott Petre FSAScot
The Cummings of Altyre and the search for an ancient genealogy, part 2: ‘Truth has here lain in the bottom of a well’
John Cleary FSAScot
The origin of the Portuguese Drummonds: a Scotsman in late medieval Madeira?
Jonathan J F Sykes
William Bruce’s Hopetoun House and the arrival of Serlio’s unpublished ‘Sixth Book on Dwellings’ in Britain, c 1700
Ian Campbell FSAScot
A comparison of ligatures on gravestones in Scotland, Northern Germany and the French Basque region
George Thomson FSAScot
The Preacher Stone in the Bathgate Hills
Alastair Small FSAScot and Carola Small FSAScot
Survey and excavations investigating shieling and other upland practices in Gleann Leac-na-Muidhe, Glencoe
Edward Stewart FSAScot
The origins and development of a Scottish surgical instrument maker: the family firm of Archibald Young from 1771 until 1886
A curious account of ancient Egyptian Treasure Trove in Scotland
Elizabeth Goring and Margaret Maitland FSAScot
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