Young adults (suggested age range 14+) who are on the autistic spectrum are invited to come and enjoy exclusive after hours access to our new exhibition Scotland’s Early Silver with their parents, carers or support workers.
This stunning exhibition explores the impact of silver during the first millennium AD from Roman times through to the Vikings’ after the sentence that ends with support workers.
The includes an introduction to the exhibition from our curator Alice Blackwell and a chance to ask her questions.
Piece of hacked Roman silver from Traprain Law.
Portion of a silver-gilt penannular brooch decorated with animal heads with bared teeth, Pictish, from St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, 8th century.
Half of a shallow silver bowl decorated with the head of Hercules, and featuring hunting scenes on the outside, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.
Massive silver chain, made from pairs of solid links and fastened with a penannular clasp decorated with Pictish symbols, from Parkhill, Aberdeenshire, AD 400–600.
Silver handles in the shape of a leopard, from Traprain Law, East Lothian, AD 410–425.
Hunterston Brooch, a solid silver brooch covered in a thin layer of gold, from Hunterston, Ayrshire, AD 650–750.
Silver chainwith a penannular clasp from Borland Farm, Walston, Lanarkshire.
Silver pennanular brooch with gilded interlaced ornamentation, from Rogart, Sutherland, AD 700–800.
Roman coin hoard found at Birnie, Elgin, Moray.
Part of a flat silver plate showing Venus rising from the waves, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD and fragments of two other silver plates.
Part of a hacked and squashed beast-headed brooch from the Gaulcross hoard, Aberdeenshire.
Silver spoon bowl decorated with an engraved fish engraved, from Traprain Law, 410 - 425 AD.
Silver pins from Norrie’s Law, Fife and Covesea, Moray.
23 Oct 2017
National Museum of Scotland
For further information and to book a place please contact Laura Bennison, Community Engagement Officer by calling 0131 247 4435 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Please come to the tower entrance of the National Museum of Scotland. This is on the corner of Chambers Street opposite Greyfriar’s Bobby. EH1 1JF
Please wait in the Tower Entrance where we will meet you and show you upstairs to the exhibition on level 3.