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The Galloway Hoard


The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland.

Buried around AD900, the Galloway Hoard brings together a stunning variety of materials and treasures from Ireland, the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms and as far away as Asia. The Hoard transports us back to a critical moment in history: the formation of the political entities we now know as Scotland, England and Ireland, in a time of viking raids.

The Galloway Hoard was acquired with the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund, the Scottish Government and hundreds of generous individual supporters.

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Blog post

Golden moments researching the Galloway Hoard part two: hidden constellations of gold

Goldberg , D Martin 2020 2020-11-26 Public
Blog post

Golden moments researching the Galloway Hoard part one: tracing golden threads

Goldberg, D Martin 2020 2020-11-26 Public
Journal article

Uncovering the Galloway Viking Hoard, layer by layer

Goldberg, D Martin 2017 2019-01-08 Public
Journal article

Q&A with Martin Goldberg [Galloway Hoard]

Stephen, Simon 2017 2019-01-08 Public