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Collection by Steven Seidman


A board dedicated to the mysterious Picts of Scotland.

Steven Seidman
Pictish - officially my new alphabet (interesting idea to use when painting a floor or above windows, doorways for blessings, protections, etc without everyone knowing what is meant) Alphabet Code, Alphabet Symbols, Celtic Alphabet, Celtic Symbols, Celtic Art, Druid Symbols, Celtic Runes, Celtic Tribal, Mayan Symbols


Ancient Alphabets. Thedan Script - used extensively by Gardnerian Witches Runic Alphabets - they served for divinatory and ritual purposes, as well as the more practical use; there are three main...

The Brandsbutt Stone is a rough slab of dark whinstone, its face is incised with two widely used Pictish symbols – a crescent and V-rod above a serpent and Z-rod. You can find it about a mile North-West of Inverurie, Scotland Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient History, Religions Du Monde, Vikings, Scotland History, Celtic Culture, Celtic Art, Stone Carving

The Brandsbutt Stone, Inverurie, Scotland. A large block of whinstone, measuring 1.07 metres (3.5 ft) high, 1.27 metres (4.2 ft) wide and 0.91 metres (3.0 ft) deep, the stone had been broken up and used in the construction of a dry stone dyke prior to 1866. The stone, now reassembled, bears two incised pictish symbols, a crescent and v-rod and a serpent and z-rod, as well as an inscription in Ogham.

Warrior: "The True Picture of a Woman Pict," by Laemeur, at deviantART. Pictish Warrior, Character Inspiration, Character Art, Celtic Warriors, Celtic Culture, Celtic Mythology, Celtic Art, Celtic Dragon, Ancient History

The Picts were a group of early Mediaeval Celtic people, who would adorn themselves from head to toe in tattoos of ancient Pictish symbols. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Brigantes group got together during the summer of 2011 when we were involved in the first dig at Whirlow. It was exciting to uncover evidence of Iron Age settlement and activity on our patch. Iron Age, Celtic Clothing, Scottish Clothing, Celtic Warriors, Celtic Culture, Roman History, Celtic Art, Dark Ages, Ancient History

The Celts

clothing of the Picts - Google Search ... looks like it may be early Scottish and not Pict? But then you have to think at some point, they could have cross cultured?

orkney islands Isle of Skye - Wikipedia Romancing The Stone, Lofoten, Perth, Orkney Islands, Loch Ness Monster, The Loch, Stirling Castle, Outer Hebrides, Travel

History / Europe

Pope Gelasius II granted remission of sins to all those who took part and thus laid the basis for the full recognition of Spain as a legitimate area of crusade by Eugenius Ill's revised crusading Bull, Divina dispositione (1148). Thus the twelfth century saw the full panoply of crusading warfare reach the Iberian peninsula. […]

drawings of century britain villages Scotland History, Family Roots, Iron Age, Dark Ages, British Isles, Ancient History, Archaeology, Britain, Medieval

The centre of administration of the Pictish kingdom in the 9th century was Forteviot on the River Earn. Close by the Dunkeld, King Kenneth MacAlpin (Cináed mac Ailpín) set up a new religious centre about 850AD. This was an acknowledgement of the fact that Iona was now no longer tenable as a religious capital, although the monastery was eventually re-established and it remained the burial place of Pictish kings until the time of Donald Ban.

Pictish stones of Scotland at the Meigle Museum. One of the largest collections of Pictish Carved Stones in Scotland is gathered together in the Museum in the old schoolhouse in the village of Meigle, in Perthshire. Scotland History, Cairngorms National Park, Outer Hebrides, Scotland Travel, Vacation Places, British Isles, Great Britain, Castle, Places Ive Been

Meigle Pictish Stones Feature Page on Undiscovered Scotland

Information about and images of the Meigle Pictish Stones museum in Perthshire on Undiscovered Scotland.

Boudicca and Celts. Historical artwork of Queen Boudicca and Celtic Iceni men. The Celtic Iceni were a tribe that inhabited the area of England now known as Norfolk from the century BC to the century AD. Despite being invaded by the Romans Elizabeth I, Jane Austen, Celtic Clothing, Celtic Druids, Celtic Warriors, Celtic Culture, Warrior Queen, Celtic Art, Celtic Dragon

DNA study shows Celts are not a unique genetic group

A DNA study of Britons shows that, genetically, there is not a unique Celtic group of people in the UK.

Spoon decorated with a dog's head, part of the St. Ninian's Isle treasure, Scotland, ca. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Roi Dagobert, Alexandre Le Grand, Scottish Culture, Museum Studies, High Middle Ages, Classical Antiquity, Celtic Art


Every object in our collection has a story to tell. Discover some of the most treasured, unusual and ground-breaking here.

Pictish Burial Practices and Remains Ancient Art, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, Scottish People, Museum Studies, What Is Today, Early Middle Ages, Iron Age, Anglo Saxon

Pictish Burial Practices and Remains

by Roland Spencer-Jones (NOSAS) These notes are in preparation for NOSAS field trips to two recognised Pictish cemeteries in the Highland region – Garbeg near Drumnadrochit on Saturday 1st November…

Silver plaques found at Norries Law, Fife Scotland (early medieval period A. Deer Art, Celtic Art, Celtic Symbols, Celtic Designs, Viking Designs, Silver Work, Iron Age, Fantasy Warrior, Anglo Saxon


Silver plaques found at Norries Law, Fife Scotland (early medieval period 300-900 A.D.) http://www.nms.ac.uk/our_museums/national_museum/exhibitions/creative_spirit.aspx

Pictish bear on a stone cross-slab found near the churchyard at Meigle (Perth and Kinross) Leather Book Bag, Neck Bones, Mystery Of History, Ancient Mysteries, Celtic Art, Iron Age, Celtic Designs, Picts, Dark Ages

410 Gone

Pictish bear on a stone cross-slab found near the churchyard at Meigle (Perth and Kinross)