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Silver objects from the Aberdeenshire hoard, from left to right, top to bottom: fragment of a zoomorphic silver brooch, an undecorated brooch, silver ingot, and a folded bracelet. Image credit: © National Museum Scotland.

Archaeologist examines a crescent shaped brooch fragment from the Aberdeenshire hoard. Image credit: © Phil Wilkinson / University of Aberdeen.

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London. by Malcolm Bott

Viking Gravestone, Cille Bharra, Isle of Barra. Our tips for 25 fun things to do in Scotland: http://www.europealacarte.co.uk/blog/2010/12/30/things-scotland/