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 Digs and Dig Sites:

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

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’s Pictish Stones

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 Folk 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