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Romans: Edge of Empire
Romans: Edge of Empire

For us at the Treasure Trove Unit, once an artefact has been allocated it is transported to a new home and we move on to the next find. It is such a treat to see what happens next and in this case, we have two TT cases on display in the new exhibition at Perth Museum and Art Gallery, titled Romans: Edge of Empire. We cannot wait to pay a visit! In this post, Curator Mark Hall gives us a preview of what we can expect to see:

New TTU Team Member
New TTU Team Member

Sophie Flynn has recently joined the Treasure Trove Unit as a Treasure Trove Officer. In her blog, Sophie tells us a little bit about her background and her interests, and what she is looking forward to working with here in Scotland.

Hobbyist metal detecting in Scotland: Understanding the extent, its character and opportunities for engagement
May 20, 2020
Hobbyist metal detecting in Scotland: Understanding the extent, its character and opportunities for engagement

Hobbyist metal detecting as a recreational activity has the potential to make a positive contribution to our knowledge of Scotland’s past if carried out responsibly and with an awareness of laws and guidelines designed to protect and preserve our shared archaeological heritage