Pictish Links

Publications and Bibliographies

The Picts and the Formation of Alba – bibliography from the University of Glasgow. I’ve been planning to put something like this together and am delighted that someone else has done it for me.

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland – Excellent journal with many articles on the Picts and much of it available free online.

Monographs of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Archaeological Data Service

Archaeological Resources

Discovery and Excavation in Scotland


West of Scotland Archaeology Service

CANMORE – Database of historic sites

Tarbat Discovery Center – a monastic site in Portmahomack
Excavation reports are available online here

Northern Picts Project – through the University of Aberdeen
They also have an EXCELLENT Facebook page where Dr. Noble posts real-time excavation information!

Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports

Discovery and Excavation in Scotland

Stone Databases and Picture Collections

National Museums Scotland Collections Database – SCRAN

Pictish Stone Database

Historic Environment Scotland – their Pictish Stone database appears to be gone, but they have a lot of useful resources, including teacher notes on Pictish topics

Pictish Trail – a driving tour of Pictish stones between Inverness and Dunrobin


National Museums of Scotland – The main museum in Edinburgh has many fine Pictish stones as well as other artifacts and Pictish resources.

Meigle Museum 

St Vigeans Museum 


Pictish Arts Society – Aims to increase public awareness of Pictish topics.

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Pictish Folks and Lists

Northern Picts group on Facebook – run by Gordon Noble and has excellent information on current Pictish events and concurrent digs.

Finnseach (Finch) – A Pict with some fiber addictions – her new webpage is currently essentially blank, but she’ll have good content when it comes back up to speed

Broichan His website is still active, but empty