Centuries-old bishop’s seal matrix discovered in Fife

Started by gash, August 02, 2016, 11:06:28 pm

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A 17th century political button, a 300-year-old toy rattle and a Roman wine cup handle were among the rare and significant items discovered in Scotland last year and donated to the country's historic collections.

And a medieval seal matrix, which belonged to a key figure in the wars of Scottish independence, was also among the highlights of the annual report on Treasure Trove in Scotland published by the Crown Office.

It revealed last year saw a rise in the number of archaeological discoveries reported to the Queen's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer which were allocated to museums across Scotland.

Full story here :  http://www.scotsman.com/news/centuries-old-bishop-s-seal-matrix-discovered-in-fife-1-4189465
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