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A canal trip with a former GAS President

On Wednesday 26th August, 2015 a number of GAS members, together with a good crowd of local people, joined Carol Primrose, former GAS President, for a trip on the Forth and Clyde Canal as part of the 2015 Kirkintilloch Canal Festival. If, like me, you had never visited the Southbank Marina, Kirkintilloch, on the Canal, you were in for quite a surprise.

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New Publication: The Antonine Wall

Our signature publication written by Professor Anne S. Robertson was first published in 1960. Professor Lawrence Keppie took over the editorship with the Fourth Edition in 1990 and he has now produced this new and completely updated Sixth Edition, lavishly illustrated in colour reflecting the wealth of new excavation and survey work. 

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A Must Have Fashion Accessory!

The Society has a supply of quality enamelled badges bearing the Society’s Crest. These are available at the ridiculously cheap price of £3 and are on sale at lectures (when available) at the sales table.

Glasgow Archaeological Society car stickers and bookmarks are also freely available to members.

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Leaving your mark on history

Crookston Castle by Paradasos

By Iain Ross Wallace

Having come to archaeology rather late in life, I have just completed a degree at Glasgow and am about to embark on a Research Masters, examining the stonemason’s marks of buildings in the early medieval period.

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