Metal detecting, collecting and portable antiquities: Scottish and British perspectives
Campbell, S. (2013) ‘Metal detecting, collecting and portable antiquities: Scottish and British perspectives’, Internet Archaeology 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.11141/ia.33.1
While it is common to focus on the detail and intent of heritage law, this article focuses instead on the social and cultural attitudes of both archaeologists and finders towards the finding and ownership of portable antiquities, not least in the different laws regarding portable antiquities that operate within the United Kingdom.
- Table of Contents
- List of Figures
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Dealing with Scottish Portable Antiquities – the Treasure Trove System
- 3. Portable Antiquities in the Public Realm
- 4. Bibliography
This paper forms part of a Special Issue in the e-journal Internet Archaeology on Portable Antiquities: Archaeology, Collecting, Metal Detecting.