Brass Bell

Clag pràis

Brass Bell Ullapool Museum This brass bell belonged to Reverend Malcolm MacLeod. He would ring the bell at Sunday School, which he held at the Church of Scotland on Lewis. In the 1800s, it was common for children to go to Sunday School. Not all children were able to...
Buddha Sculpture

Ìomhaigh den Bhuddha

Buddha SculptureNairn Museum This Buddha sculpture is known to have come from Myanmar (previously known as Burma). British rule in Burma lasted from 1824 until it finally gained independence in 1948.   During this time, some wealthy gentlemen collectors, including...
Pictish Stone with Tree of Life

Clach Chruithneach le Crann na Beatha

Pictish Stone with Tree of LifeGroam House Museum This Pictish stone gives us important information about people from the period 1000 to 1500 years ago. Many such large stones have been found across northern Scotland. The name Picts, meaning painted people, was given...
Pictish Stone with Key Patterns

Pictish Stone with Key Patterns

Pictish Stone with Key PatternGroam House Museum This Pictish stone gives us important information about people from the period 1000 to 1500 years ago. Many such large stones have been found across the north half of Scotland. The name Picts, meaning painted people,...
Pictish Stone – Grave Slab

Clach Chruithneach – leac-uaighe

Pictish Stone – Grave SlabGroam House Museum This Pictish stone gives us important information about people from the period 1000 to 1500 years ago. Many such large stones have been found across the north half of Scotland. The name Picts, meaning painted people,...
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