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 writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. 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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