Journal articleUnwrapping the Galloway Hoard is a three-year UK Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) project (2021- 2024) which aims to challenge current understanding of the process of hoarding through an interdisciplinary study of one of the best-preserved hoards found in Britain to date.
Harris, Susanna ; Goldberg, Martin
Journal articleDr Susana Harris is a Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, who specialises in archaeological textile and fibre analysis
Textiles in a Viking Age hoard: Identifying ephemeral traces of textiles in metal corrosion productsThis paper presents a novel method and terminology to identify and describe textiles from ephemeral traces in metal corrosion products. Since the 1980s, mineralised textiles (positive and negative casts in Janaway’s terminology) have been an important source of archaeological evidence. A major issue now is the identification of textiles in...
Davis, Mary ; Harris, Susanna
Journal articleHold on to your Viking helmet; you’re about to dig, layer by layer, into one of the most extraordinary Viking hoards ever found on the British Isles – the Galloway Hoard – with Dr Martin Goldberg, Senior Curator at National Museums Scotland
Goldberg, D Martin
Journal articleNational Museums Scotland on the Galloway Hoard acquisition. Martin Goldberg is the Principal Curator, Medieval Archaeology and History, at National Museums Scotland. Last week National Museums Scotland achieved its fundraising target of £1.98m to acquire the Galloway Hoard of Viking-age treasures. This included £1m from the National Heritage Memorial Fund,...