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It is clear that the formation of a Pictish nation that united the peoples of Scotland was due to the arrival of the Romans.
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Jarlshof is the best known prehistoric archeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It lies near the southern tip of the Shetland Mainland and has been described as " one of the most remarkable archeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles ".
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Collieburn Stone, Pictish / Dunrobin Castle Museum, Golspie, Scotland. The Picts were a Late Iron Age and Early Medieval Celtic people living in ancient eastern and northern Scotland.
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By the fourth century AD, the predominant race in northern Scotland were the Picts, the name was coined by the Romans who referred to them as 'Picti' meaning 'painted ones', which referred to the Pictish custom of either tattooing their bodies or covering themselves with warpaint.
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The Picts are known chiefly for their elaborately but regularly decorated memorial stones found in profusion throughout eastern Scotland from Shetland to the Firth of Forth. However, much more is actually known about them than that.
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Large view replica of a Pictish brooch
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Inchbrayock (Inchbraoch) Stone. Pictish picture stone, Scotland ☙ stone circles ❧
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Ancient Picts - Pictish warriors often painted their bodies with a blue dye from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them. Sometimes Celtic warriors would enter battle wearing nothing but woad and a necklace. This necklace would supposedly hold healing powers.
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The Hilton of Cadboll stone was carved around AD 800 in northern Scotland, then a heartland of the Picts.
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Maiden Stone, a Pictish standing stone in Aberdeenshire, Scotland 9th century A.D.
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