Friday, October 27, 2017

Everyone likes a Viking/Anglo Saxon hoard, but it's also fun to listen to Dr. Goldberg's Scottish accent.

The Galloway Hoard.  Fun fact: whoever buried it, put the least valuable part on top.  Below that, a layer of gravel, then the two thirds of much more valuable loot.  A decoy!

Part two

Hat tip: History Blog


  1. I was there two months ago and saw the display. I spent about 5 hours at the National Museum and then ate fish and chips just up the street afterward.

    1. Awesome that you actually got to see the display!