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Scotland"s ancient treasures

Scotland"s ancient treasures

from the National Museum of Antiquities, exhibited in Kelvingrove Museum Glasgow 1st June to 19th August 1951.

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Published by (s.n.) in (S.l.) .
Written in English


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ContributionsNational Museum of Antiquities of Scotland.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21483437M

Placename: God(s) Sources/Nature of Association: A: Glen Aven (and River Aven), Banffshire: Athfhinn ‘The very bright one.’ Said to be the wife of the legendary hero Fionn, she is said to have died in the river and gave her name to it. 23 The legend is a typical Gaelic-style origin legend for the name of the river, but Athfhinn may have been the tutelary deity of the area at one time, or. Scotland Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Scotland, United Kingdom on Tripadvisor.

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