Publications

Interested in learning more about Iona and the archaeological research around the island? Check out our publications!

 

Academic Publications

A New Jerusalem ‘At the Ends of the Earth’: Interpreting Charles Thomas’s Excavations at Iona Abbey 1956–63 by Ewan Campbell and Adrián Maldonado (2020)

My Life as a Replica: St John’s Cross Iona by Sally Foster and Siân Jones (2020)

Furnishing an Early Medieval Monastery: New Evidence from Iona by Ewan Campbell, Colleen Batey, Griffin Murray & Cynthia Thickpenny (2019)

The Untold Heritage Value and Significance of Replicas by Sally Foster and Siân Jones (2019)

Concrete and Non-Concrete: Exploring the Contemporary Authenticity of Historic Replicas through an Ethnographic Study of the St John’s Cross Replica, Iona by Sally Foster and Siân Jones (2019)

Charles Thomas in North Britain: A career in the making by Ewan Campbell and Adrián Maldonado (2018) (proof version available here)

Excavations at Iona Abbey 2018 Data Structure Report by Ewan Campbell and Cathy MacIver (2018)

Excavations at Iona Abbey 2017 Data Structure Report by Ewan Campbell and Cathy MacIver (2017)

Russell Trust Excavations on Iona Led by Charles Thomas, 1956-1963 by Ewan Campbell and Adrián Maldonado (2016)

 

In the Media

Discoveries on Iona Rewrite History of Sacred Isle in The Scotsman (2020)

Digging for Britain: North on the BBC (2017, Series 6 Episode 3)

How We Found St Columba’s Famous Writing Hut, Stashed in a Cornish Garage by Adrián Maldonado in The Conversation (2017)

Scientists Uncover St Columba’s Cell on Iona on the BBC (2017)

St Columba’s Cell on Iona Revealed by Archaeologists on Heritage Daily (2017)

One of the Most Important Buildings in History of Christianity Discovered off Scottish Coast on the Independent (2017)

Fragments Left in Garage for 55 Years are Found to be from St Columba’s Iona Cell in the Times (2017)

Wooden Hut Associated with St Columba Dates to his Lifetime, Archaeologists Discover in the Telegraph (2017)

Scientists Reveal Iona Ruin Dates from Time of St Columba in The Scotsman (2017)

A Scientific Advance that could Inspire New Pilgrims in The Herald (2017)

Archaeological Test Lends Credibility to Find of ‘St Columba’s Cell’ on Iona in Church Times (2017)

Sixty Years After Its Discovery, a Hut in Scotland Has Been Linked to St. Columba by the Smithsonian