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New Publication: The Antonine Wall

Our signature publication written by Professor Anne S. Robertson was first published in 1960. Professor Lawrence Keppie took over the editorship with the Fourth Edition in 1990 and he has now produced this new and completely updated Sixth Edition, lavishly illustrated in colour reflecting the wealth of new excavation and survey work. 

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A Must Have Fashion Accessory!

The Society has a supply of quality enamelled badges bearing the Society’s Crest. These are available at the ridiculously cheap price of £3.50 and are on sale at lectures (when available) at the sales table.

Glasgow Archaeological Society car stickers and bookmarks are also freely available to members.

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Fieldwork Opportunity – Stonemasons Marks Research Project

Mason's Mark at Paisley Abbey, by Paisley Scotland

GAS and ACFA members are invited to participate in survey sessions for the Stonemasons' Marks Research Project. 

The research project aims to record stonemasons’ marks on the medieval castles and churches of Scotland, and work is now well underway. The next survey sessions for Glasgow Cathedral are scheduled for:

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Leaving your mark on history

Crookston Castle by Paradasos

By Iain Ross Wallace

Having come to archaeology rather late in life, I have just completed a degree at Glasgow and am about to embark on a Research Masters, examining the stonemason’s marks of buildings in the early medieval period.

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