Top 100 objects
Browse key artefacts from our properties across the country.
Displaying 81-100 of 100
Water once flowed from the mouth of this singing musician, on display at Dunfermline Abbey.
Object number DNF/rg/3
St John's Cross
St John’s Cross was once the finest of all the crosses on Iona.
Object number IONA082
These eight stones once formed two bays of the base of a tomb or shrine.
Object number GLA/o/1a-i
Carved oak panel - The Crucifixion
Carved in oak, this panel shows the crucifixion of Jesus – and is a very rare survival of the Protestant Reformation.
Object number EDZ002.4
Statue - Apollo
Originally a garden sculpture, this lead statue of Apollo once adorned the façade of Duff House.
Object number DUFF003
Statue - Mercury
Once a garden sculpture, this lead statue of Mercury later adorned the façade of Duff House – along with five others.
Object number DUFF005
Statue - Bacchus
This lead statue of Bacchus is one of six classical gods that once adorned the façade of Duff House.
Object number DUFF006
Niche statue - St Andrew
This finely carved 15th-century statue of St Andrew was originally found in Melrose Abbey.
Object number MEL/scp/13
Stirling Head - Jester
A full-length jester is carved on this oak medallion, part of the famous series of Stirling Heads.
Object number STC036
One of a number of bridge timbers found in the moat at Caerlaverock Castle.
Object number CAER571
It was with this padlock that the Honours of Scotland – Scotland’s Crown jewels – were sealed away in 1707.
Object number EDIN089
Book: Guide to Doune Castle
The covers of this guide to Doune Castle are made of wood from the Old Gallows Tree that once stood by the castle gates.
Object number DOU026
Known both as the ‘Orkney Venus’ and the ‘Westray Wifie’, this Neolithic figurine is just 4cm tall.
Object number LON001
This medieval grave marker with Viking links is from a raised piece of ground near Inchcolm Abbey.
Object number INCL/o/6
A lion’s head is among the ornate carvings on this column from the lower part of the King’s Fountain at Linlithgow Palace.
Object number LLP/o/42
Several brooches from the time of Roman Britain were found at Edinburgh Castle during archaeological digs between 1988 and 1991.
Object number EDIN269
This lavish drinking vessel made of glazed earthenware was found at Arbroath Abbey.
Object number ARB069
This is one of nine pole weapons linked with the Radical War of 1820, also known as the Scottish Insurrection.
Object number STC123
This early medieval was made around 800, when Kenneth MacAlpin was king of the Picts and Scots.
Object number DUP001.1