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Description

Bird pin, from the Viking age Galloway Hoard

Museum reference

X.2018.12.73

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Pin

Materials

Gold, Niello, Birdseye gemstone

Associations

Galloway Hoard

Exhibitions

  • The Galloway Hoard: Viking-age Treasure (28 May 2021 - 12 Sep 2021)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • The Galloway Hoard: Unlock the Secrets of the Viking Age (16 Jun 2017 - 01 Oct 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

Links to other web pages

NMS website

On display

national museum of scotland »
level 3 »
special exhibition gallery 1 »
the galloway hoard: viking-age treasure »
galloway, a viking hoard? bullion - the bottom layer

Credit

Acquired with the aid of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation), The Scottish Government, National Museums Scotland Charitable Trust and 1,500 people and organisations who made possible the acquisition, conservation and research

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