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‘Ireland and the Art of Stone Carving in Early Medieval Europe’

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Professor Roger Stalley, Fellow Emeritus of Trinity College Dublin, gave the Dalrymple Lectures this year in the Sir Charles Wilson Building. His four lectures focused on different aspects of the art of stone carving of the Irish High Crosses. The abstracts from each of his lectures is provided below: Ireland and the art of stone… Continue reading

‘A Royal Archaeology Lesson at the Forteviot Fête 2014’ by Professor Stephen Driscoll

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Kings were once commonplace at Forteviot. At the height of its importance in the ninth century, it was the residence of the most powerful northern kings of their age: the Pictish Constantine son of Fergus and Cinaed mac Alpin. It has been a long time since there was a royal assembly held at Forteviot, possibly… Continue reading