Artognou slate


English Heritage

English Heritage
United Kingdom

This inscribed slate was found during excavations in 1998. It has names written in 6th century letters, including ‘Artognou’ and ‘Colianuus’, literate people who perhaps lived in the Dark Age settlement


  • Title: Artognou slate
  • Date Created: 500/599
  • Location: Tintagel Castle
  • Type: Slate
  • Original Source: Tintagel Castle
  • Rights: English Heritage
  • Medium: slate
  • Credit line: English Heritage

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