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Saturday, 29 October 2016

Rare Pictish stone found in Orkney

The saying goes, scratch the surface in Orkney and it bleeds archaeology.  Recently after storm tides etc a rare Pictish stone was found on the Orkney Mainland, revealed by the tide.  See full details here

And you might also like (in true Amazon website fashion - haha) this wee film of Shapinsay, one of the smaller Orkney islands.  Click here.

1 comment:

  1. Amazing what the weather will uncover! The cross slab seems to have held up well, considering its age. The relief work still looks so vibrant.