The South Georgia Museum Ex-Whalers Oral History Project: recording the human history of the whaling industryIn September 2011, a two-day conference, Managing Industrial and Cultural Heritage: South Georgia in Context, was hosted in Dundee in association with The International Committee for the Conservation of Industrial Heritage and the South Georgia Association. The conference aimed to decipher the future for South Georgia’s industrial heritage, contribute to...
Journal articleThe aim of this article is to determine what conclusions the available sources allow us to make about the nature of Scottish service and sacrifice in the Great War. The article finds that contemporary sources do not lend themselves well to statistical analysis of Scotland's manpower contribution in the Great...
Journal articleThe hoard of bronze weapons found in 1961 at Peelhill Farm in South Lanarkshire remains one of the most remarkable discoveries of Late Bronze Age metalwork from Scotland, its importance reflected in the detailed account of the find published by John Coles and Jack Scott in 1963. In the present...
Mörtz, Tobias ; Knight, Matthew G ; Cowie, Trevor ; Flint, Jane
Book chapterIt is generally understood that in ancient Egyptian statuary, “a private person is never sculpted together with the king”. However, an unusual small limestone statue in the collections of National Museums Scotland contradicts this understanding, depicting a man kneeling to offer a statue of a king (NMS A.1956.139). Clearly Ramesside...