The Galloway (2014) Hoard: Vikings (and Anglo-Saxons) in South-West Scotland

Start: Oct 18, 2017 06:00 PM
End: Oct 18, 2017 08:00 PM

Location: Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6, UCL Institute of Archaeology


The 9th Sir David Wilson Lecture in Medieval Studies and the first lecture in the 2017-18 Institute of Archaeology/British Museum Medieval Seminar Series will be given by James Graham-Campbell (UCL) on 18 October.

James will discuss the Galloway (2014) Viking hoard, a collection of over 100 objects of gold and silver, and buried in the late 9th/early 10th century, apparently inside a timber building within a large (?ecclesiastical) enclosure.

The Lecture is a joint meeting with the Institute of Historical Research Earlier Middle Ages seminar and will take place in the Archaeology Lecture Theatre G6 at 6pm.

The Medieval Seminar Series is sponsored by the World Archaeology Section at the Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum. All meetings start at 6pm at the Institute of Archaeology. Attendees are invited to bring news items for announcement before the start of each seminar.

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