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Piece / wood Piece / wood

One of two pieces of thin flat wood, each with two holes an equal distance apart by an edge, apparently for joining the two together, from Gunnister, Northmavine, Shetland, late 17th century or later

Piece / wood Piece / wood

One of two pieces of thin flat wood, each with two holes an equal distance apart by an edge, apparently for joining the two together, from Gunnister, Northmavine, Shetland, late 17th century or later

Badge mould Badge mould

Part of a stone mould for casting pilgrim's badges found in the old churchyard of St Andrew's, North Berwick, East Lothian, one badge depicting St Andrew, 14th century

Brooch Brooch

Brooch of bronze, octagonal, from Edin's Hall, Berwickshire, possibly 15th century

Battle-axehead Battle-axehead

Battle-axehead of iron, found at Tillychin, Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire, 14th century

Bell Bell

Quadrangular iron bell from Kingoldrum, Angus, 650 - 900 AD

Bell shrine / mount / portion Bell shrine / mount / portion

One of two parts of a bell shrine mount, bronze inlaid with silver and neillo, with Celtic interlace, the ends were formed as three-dimensional animals, with lentoid eyes and swirling tendrils, from Inchaffray Abbey, Perthshire, 1000 - 1200 AD

Bell shrine / mount / portion Bell shrine / mount / portion

One of two parts of a bell shrine mount, bronze inlaid with silver and neillo, with Celtic interlace, the ends were formed as three-dimensional animals, with lentoid eyes and swirling tendrils, from Inchaffray Abbey, Perthshire, 1000 - 1200 AD

Bell Bell

Square-shaped bell of cast bronze, from Ireland

Reliquary Reliquary

Monymusk Reliquary consisting of a rectangular casket and lid in the form of a roof, made from wood, copper alloy, silver, enamel and blue glass, decorated with intertwined animals, and possibly once containing a relic of St Columba, from around the 8th century AD

Sculpture / head, man's Sculpture / head, man's

Man's head in marble, Roman, found in the ruins of a chapel at Hawkshaw, Peeblesshire, 100 - 120 AD

Heraldic panel Heraldic panel

Heraldic panel of stone, showing the Hammermen's Arms, from Old Hammermen's Hall, Edinburgh, 1686

Crosier / handle / part Crosier / handle / part

Bone handle, probably of a crosier, found with the bones of William, first Bishop of Orkney, 1102 - 1167, in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, mid 12th century AD

Carving / figure / female Carving / figure / female

Figure of a female in oak, from Ballachulish, 725 - 500 BC

Sword / portion Sword / portion

Portion of a sword with a recurved guard, dug up in the churchyard of St Maughold, Isle of Man

Dirk Dirk

Highland dirk with a brass handle, from Mains of Brux, Aberdeenshire

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