Feared, loathed, admired – but over time forgotten… This major exhibition explores the story of the Scythians – nomadic tribes and masters of mounted warfare, who flourished between 900 and 200 BC.
By AD700 the silver had been recycled many times and was used to make powerful objects such as the famous Hunterston Brooch.
Featuring spectacular objects dating from AD75 to AD1000, and supported by The Glenmorangie Research Project on Early Medieval Scotland, Scotland’s Early Silver explores the part that silver played in the transformation of society in Scotland throughout the first millennium AD.
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13/10/2017 – 25/02/2018 National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Daily: - Admission free uk In October 1875, the Prince of Wales set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent, visiting over 21 localities, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal.