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Rhind Lectures 2018: Publications Special Collection

7th June 2018 | Categories: Lecture, Publications, Up and coming events

The prestigious annual Rhind lectures will take place from 22 June to 24 June 2018. This year, John Barber will be lecturing on ‘Drystone technologies: Neolithic tensions and Iron Age compressions’.

One of the highlights of the Society calendar, we have decided to mark this year’s event with a collection of our favourite related books and articles from across the years. You might even spot one by our lecturer!

native_and-roman_front_approvedon_the_fringe_of_neolithic_europe_-_front_coverRoger Mercer, Native and Roman on the Northern Frontier: Excavations and Survey in a Later Prehistoric Landscape in Upper Eskdale, Dumfriesshire. Edinburgh, 2018. £30.00.

Anna Ritchie, On the Fringe of Neolithic Europe: Excavations of a Chambered Cairn on the Holm of Papa Westray, Orkney. Edinburgh, 2009. £25.00.

Ian Armit, Anatomy of an Iron Age Roundhouse: The Cnip Wheelhouse Excavations, Lewis. Edinburgh, 2007. £20.00

Richard Bradley, The Good Stones: A New Investigation of the Clava Cairns. Edinburgh, 2000. Free to Access.

Horace Fairhurst, Excavations at Crosskirk Broch, Caithness. Edinburgh, 1984. Free to Access.

Cavers, G, Barber, J & Ritchie, M 2015 ‘The survey and analysis of brochs’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 145: 153-76.

Rennie, C 2013 ‘A room with a view: excavations at Ravelrig Quarry’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 143: 137-56.

Henderson, J & Gilmour, S 2011 ‘A 1st-millennium BC Atlantic roundhouse in Argyll: survey and excavation at Loch Glashan’, Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 141: 75-102.

Kilpatrick, M C 2016 ‘Relieving Floods, Revealing History: Early Prehistoric Activity at Knocknagael Farm, Inverness’, Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports 64.

Cook, M 2016 ‘Prehistoric Settlement Patterns in the North-east of Scotland; Excavations at Grantown Road, Forres 2002-2013’, Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports 61.


If you still haven’t got your fill of Rhind-related research, why not revisit our Special Collection of Alexander Rhind’s own publications from last year?

And of course, there’s still time to book your ticket for this year’s lectures. Please visit the event page for more information:


The Rhind Lectures 2018 are sponsored by The Antiquary, a Tomatin Distillery whisky. antiquary-logo_credit-tomatin-distillery-company-ltd



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