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Symbols on the reverse of a Pictish cross slab, known as 'Rodney's Stone', from Dyke Parish Church, Brodie, Moray in 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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Jarlshof - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

Jarlshof, Scotland - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen. Are you going to add this to your bucket list?

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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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The Aberlemno Serpent Stone, Carved with the unique symbols of the Picts one of the 2 peoples that dominated Scotland in the Iron age. Images here include the snake, bent spear, roman mirror and the two disc's. Scotland

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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 - The Most Amazing Historical Site I've Ever Seen

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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The Cultural History of Tattoos

"The Picts were a group of Late Iron Age and Early Medieval Celtic people living in ancient eastern and northern Scotland."

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