Scottish archaeology

Discover the latest Scottish archaeology news and read dig reports and finds analysis.

The medieval castle that was once the prison of Mary Queen of Scots is to be the subject of a community ...

27/07/2018

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Archaeological excavations on the Orkney Island of Rousay have revealed the 'unparalleled remains' of a Pictish ...

24/07/2018

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Archaeologists have unearthed a 2,000-year-old wooden bowl from an underground chamber beneath The Cairns Broch, ...

13/07/2018

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Archaeological investigations coupled with historical research of Newcraighall on the south-east edge of Edinburgh ...

13/07/2018

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The first survey of a potential site for the Jacobite army camp shortly before the battles of Falkirk and Culloden ...

15/06/2018

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Volunteers at a 'hands-on' archaeology dig organised by the Caithness Broch Project have uncovered remains which ...

14/06/2018

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A tenth-century fire razing of Burghead Fort near Lossiemouth, often attributed to advancing Vikings, actually ...

04/06/2018

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A team of archaeologists are to begin searching for the ancient monastery established by King Oswald’s sister near ...

01/06/2018

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This new video from The Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology shows aerial footage of 12th-century St Boniface ...

10/05/2018

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A new publication from Forestry Commission Scotland explores the recent excavation of a vitrified Iron Age ...

20/04/2018

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Over the coming weeks a team of archaeologists from around the world are assembling on the Island of Rousay to ...

19/04/2018

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Results of radiocarbon dates from the Cairns archaeology dig have provided new insights into what life was like ...

13/03/2018

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