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Journal articleIn 1999, the late Professor Charles Thomas donated a Middle Bronze Age spearhead to the National Museum collection. This spearhead came with a label indicating that it was part of the pennant taken into the Battle of Flodden by Robert Chisholme in 1513. This paper investigates the likelihood that such...
Knight, Matthew G ; Cowie, Trevor
Journal articleThis paper describes the circumstances of discovery, form, technology and archaeological significance of a broken gold ring found near Falkland, Fife in 2007. Originally penannular, the ring is composed of seven separate strands of circular-sectioned gold wire which have each been joined along their length to create a ribbed band....
Cowie, Trevor ; Armbruster, B ; Kirk, S
‘Thanks to you the best has been made of a bad job’: Vere Gordon Childe and the Bronze Age cairn at Ri Cruin, Kilmartin, Argyll & ButeRi Cruin is one of the series of Early Bronze Age cairns that make up the well-known linear cemetery in Kilmartin Glen, Argyll. The aim of this short paper is to make more fully accessible and account of the work undertaken by Gordon Childe in the summer of 1936 when...