Pictish symbol stone discovered at Dyce ~ Tim Clarkson

Tim Clarkson, who writes at Senchus,  tells of the discovery of a ‘new’ Pictish stone at Dyce, one of the sites we visited during Solstice of the Moon, last year’s workshop in Scotland:

Pictish symbols

Pictish symbols: mirror (top), triple disc and notched rectangle.

A Pictish symbol stone has been discovered on the banks of the River Don at Dyce near Aberdeen. This exciting find was publicised today and is understandably attracting a lot of attention on social media. New discoveries of early medieval sculpture are as rare in Scotland as anywhere else, so the unearthing of a previously unknown Pictish stone is a significant event.

Photographs of the new stone published online show the carved symbols to be well preserved and easily identifiable. Archaeologists have recognised a triple disc, a notched rectangle and a mirror.

Continue reading at Senchus

 

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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2 Responses to Pictish symbol stone discovered at Dyce ~ Tim Clarkson

  1. Adele Marie says:

    I am so excited about this, Sue, as I hope they will find a Rosetta stone for the Pictish writing. xxx

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