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Sam

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NMS blog.
« on: November 01, 2019, 08:03:24 PM »
A recent post on the National Museum of Scotland’s blog page, regarding the Galloway hoard...

https://blog.nms.ac.uk/2019/10/16/who-were-the-galloway-vikings-the-surprising-story-of-the-runes-in-the-galloway-hoard/

Further links at the bottom of their page.

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Re: NMS blog.
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2019, 08:51:08 PM »
I always end up wondering "who were the people that owned this?" about any item found.
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Re: NMS blog.
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2019, 09:03:09 PM »
Yeah same here, part of the enjoyment of detecting I suppose.
« Last Edit: November 01, 2019, 10:55:29 PM by Sam »

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Re: NMS blog.
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2019, 09:34:03 PM »
Yeah, there were a couple of threads on here about it.

http://www.detectingscotland.com/index.php/topic,16621.msg185310.html#msg185310

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Re: NMS blog.
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2019, 11:15:21 PM »
Thanks for the link Sland, I wasn’t aware of all the controversy behind the scenes. I should probably delete this thread then...

Jeez, I was only gone a couple of months ;D