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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