The treasure is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. GALLOWAY, SCOTLANDConservators have finished work on artifacts from a metal vessel containing the so-called Galloway Viking Hoard, discovered in 2014, reports the BBC.Dating to the ninth or . As a new exhibition opens, exploring the story so far, Martin Goldberg takes us .

Having lain undiscovered since AD900, it now provides an opportunity to shed new light on Scotland's international connections during . Buried around AD900, the Hoard brings together a huge variety of objects and materials in one discovery. Before handing over the Galloway Hoard to its next custodians, Aberdeen Museum and Art Gallery, a variety of workshops and events are taking place. It's the largest Viking hoard found in modern history, with more . The Galloway 'Viking' hoard, therefore, offers a challenge to easy ethnic labels. Buried around the end of the 9th century, the Hoard brings together a stunning variety of objects and materials in one discovery. The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. The Galloway hoard was discovered in 2014 by metal detectorist Derek McLennan from Ayrshire and was acquired by . Research into a 2 million Viking-age hoard found in a field has uncovered the name of one of its original owners on a silver arm ring. The Galloway 'Viking' hoard, therefore, offers a challenge to easy ethnic labels. The "Galloway Hoard" was found by a man using a metal detector in 2014. So the eleven arm rings, eleven ingots and this wonderful Anglo-Saxon cross are in itself a great find, but the cross also . The fabulous Galloway Hoard, a Viking Age hoard found in Scotland in 2014, is giving up some of its secrets. To judge by name and choice of script, the people involved may have considered themselves part of the English-speaking world. The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. known as the Galloway Hoard, is regarded . The Galloway Hoard will run until 10th July 2022. . It is touring thanks to support from the Scottish Government and will move on to Aberdeen Art Gallery from 30 July.. Saturday 9 th of July Visit the Viking encampment on the Soaperie Gardens and train to be part of the Galloway Hoard Honour Guard, in the evening you can join the Vikings as they ceremoniously say goodbye to the Galloway Hoard in Viking-style! Saturday 9 th of July Visit the Viking encampment on the Soaperie Gardens and train to be part of the Galloway Hoard Honour Guard, in the evening you can join the Vikings as they ceremoniously say goodbye to the Galloway Hoard in Viking-style! The new exhibition, Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure, offers the first chance to see details - hidden by the dirt and corrosion of more than a thousand years - revealed by expert . The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. Following display first at the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh, the exhibition will be shown in Kirkcudbright Galleries from October 2021 until July next year.

The new exhibition, "Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure" will run at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh from 19 Feb - 9 May 2021. Skaill Hoard: mid 10th century: Bay of Skaill Orkney 1858 National Museum of . Experts have unlocked fascinating secrets of a Viking-age hoard discovered by a metal detectorist which is set to go on public display. The wrapping around the vessel pre-dates the Viking era by quite some time. The Galloway Hoard, discovered in 2014, is one of the most important UK archaeological finds of the century. The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or . Arm rings such as . The long-awaited exhibition Galloway Hoard has begun, now open at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. To judge by name and choice of script, the people involved may have considered themselves part of the English-speaking world.

The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. Free admission to this exhibition. A Viking-age treasure hoard unearthed in a field in south west Scotland seven years ago has come home to Galloway. Over five kilograms of silver bullion, many unique and enigmatic gold objects, the rare preservation of textiles and an unusual range of other materials, make the Galloway Hoard the richest collection of Viking-age objects ever found in Britain and Ireland. Galloway Hoard. It was acquired . The Galloway Hoard, Scotland's earliest Viking-age hoard, was buried around 900 AD and rediscovered in 2014 on Church of Scotland land at Balmaghie in Kirkcudbrightshire by a metal detectorist. From Saturday 30 July - Sunday 23 October, you can uncover a significant era of Scottish history through this intriguing collection that was buried around 900 AD. Showing from February 19 to May 9, the Galloway Hoard was discovered in 2014 and acquired by National Museums . The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or . May 29 2021, 8.00am. Consisting of over 100 diverse findings from silver, gold, and jewelled treasures, to . ABLET031 - Galloway Hoard Convex Stamped Cuff Bracelet. The cross . Buried around AD 900, the Galloway Hoard contains over 100 diverse objects, from silver, gold and jewelled treasures to rarely surviving textiles, including wool, linen and Scotland's earliest examples of silk. It will then show at Aberdeen Art Gallery from July 30 to Oct. 23.

Secrets of a unique Viking Age collection from south-west Scotland Buried c.AD 900, the Galloway Hoard is thought to be Scotland's earliest-known Viking Age hoard. The exhibition of Viking-era treasure has welcomed more than 30,000 visitors since it went on display in October. On Saturday (July 2), head to Soaperie Gardens (across the road from the Galleries . One hundred years before the Galloway Hoard was deposited the Vikings have this massive impact, raiding at Lindisfarne and Iona, and this echoes through the centuries and shapes the way that we view the Viking Age now. This is not so surprising in its regional context: Galloway was part of Anglo-Saxon Northumbria by the early 8th century, and elements . This admission-free exhibition is not to be missed. NMS. The Galloway Hoard was retrieved by metal-detectorist Derek McLennan et al in September 2014. The treasures range from silver . The Galloway Hoard is the richest collection of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. A new exhibition titled The Galloway Hoard: Viking Age Treasure will display key items from the Hoard at the National Museum of Scotland from 29 May to 12 September 2021. A new exhibition titled The Galloway Hoard: Viking Age Treasure will go on tour to Kirkcudbright Galleries thanks to support from the Scottish Government . They've also found crucial . The Hoard was buried around AD 900 and contains over 100 diverse objects, from . Found on Church of Scotland land, the hoard has been described by experts as "one of the most significant . Comprising silver ingots & armbands, a silver-gilt Carolingian vessel filled to the brim with beads, brooches and gold, the most significant treasure is the wealth of . 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. 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. Source: Neil Hanna.

Rather, it was a ritually assembled and buried treasure representing four men of different statuses in Viking Age Scotland. Free admission to this exhibition. "The Galloway hoard challenges this view and presents a rare opportunity to ask in much more detail about how, and why, people assembled and collected hoards during the Viking age." Image source, NMS Thanks to your donations and support, the Galloway Hoard has been saved for the nation!In this film, curator Dr Martin Goldberg talks to Michael Hirst, write. A hoard of treasure from the Viking age is set for a homecoming in Scotland.. The 10th-century hoard of more than 100 objects, including gold, silver, jewellery, a rare Anglo-Saxon cross and textiles, was found in a field in Dumfries and Galloway in 2014 and acquired by National Museums . Discovered by a metal detectorist in Dumfries and Galloway in 2014, the hoard is one of the country's most astounding finds. The National Museums Scotland touring exhibition, Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure, offers the first chance to see details hidden for over a thousand years, revealed by expert conservation and . That's just a guess. It is touring thanks to support from the Scottish Government and will move on to Aberdeen Art Gallery from 30 July. The Galloway Hoard, currently held in the National Museum of Scotland, is a hoard of more than 100 gold, silver, glass, crystal, stone, and earthen objects from the Viking Age discovered in the historical county of Kirkcudbrightshire in Dumfries and Galloway in Scotland in September 2014. Free admission to this exhibition. Discovered in 2014, the hoard is one of the richest collections of rare and unique Viking-age objects ever found in the British Isles. But the hoard certainly comes from a fascinating and little-known time, when the kingdoms of the Scots and Strathclyde Welsh, the Dublin Vikings and the kings of the English found . Visit the Galleries to make your own Viking costumes to wear as part of the Galloway Hoard Honour Guard. Dr Martin Goldberg added: Buried around AD 900, the hoard brings together a stunning variety of materials and treasures from Ireland, the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, and as far away as Asia. The hoard is the richest collection of Viking-age artefacts discovered in Britain. The Galloway Viking Hoard campaign group had been calling for the items to be displayed in the south-west of Scotland close to where they were discovered. The 'Galloway Hoard', a collection of Viking and early Christian artefacts found in 2014 are to be exhibited in Kirkcudbright in October in an exhibition entitled - The Galloway Hoard: Viking Age Treasure. Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure, which is on at Kirkcudbright Galleries until 10 July, has now welcomed over 30,000 visitors. Startling evidence suggests multiple contributors and influences from as far afield as Central Asia.