Case Study: Trusty’s Hill, Dumfries and Galloway

A photograph of someone holding a sherd or orange-coloured Roman samian pottery with people in the background excavating in a trench

Image © Dumfriesshire & Galloway Natural History & Antiquarian Society

A sherd of second century AD Roman Samian ware recovered from Trusty’s Hill during the Galloway Picts Project, a community led research excavation, assisted by GUARD Archaeology Ltd. The excavations revealed that this vitrified fort was once an early medieval royal stronghold.

See more like this in ScARF – Medieval – From North Britain to the Idea of Scotland

This case study was originally part of the ScARF poster at the 2014 IfA conference. The entire poster can downloaded as a pdf  (11MB).

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