Jenny Murray

Jenny Murray

Jenny Murray has been Curator of Collections at Shetland Museum and Archives since 2009.

Jenny Murray has been Curator of Collections at Shetland Museum and Archives since 2009. She has studied Shetland archaeology and culture, including Iron Age rituals, early church history and her MPhil thesis examined Shetland’s Bronze Age and Iron Age pottery. She has published widely on Shetland’s archaeology.

Articles written by Jenny Murray

Jenny Murray

Two Earls and a Bishop

As our Three Kirks project continues, we are trying to piece together the reasons why the Orcadian red sandstone was brought to ...

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Drum roll please...

The results are in! We are delighted (and very relieved) to have received our results from the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh ...

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Road trip to Orkney

With enquiring minds and a thirst to discover more about the story of St Magnus and the medieval church in Orkney and Shetland we set ...

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Now for the scientific bit….

Things are moving forward with our joint project with local geologist Allen Fraser looking at the vibrant red sandstone built into the ...

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The mystery of the three Kirks

A small bright red sandstone altar found recently at Eshaness has sparked a mystery here at the Museum.

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