Scottish archaeology

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

The latest extension to the Edinburgh tram route will see archaeologists remove around 200 human remains, some ...

07/03/2018

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Four sites in Orkney will be open to visitors and volunteers in summer 2018, with plenty of opportunities to get ...

05/03/2018

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A Moray student is to undertake new research into the fate of farms which were set up on marginal land after the ...

20/02/2018

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A range of artefacts recovered from two sites on the edge of the medieval burgh and castle at Stirling sheds new ...

16/02/2018

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Archaeologists at National Trust for Scotland are to investigate three former settlements related to the Glencoe ...

13/02/2018

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A community excavation near Brora in Sutherland in 2017 investigated the remains of an 18th-century drovers' inn ...

24/01/2018

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Red warnings have been issued for dozens of Historic Environment Scotland's sites, a major Climate Change ...

15/01/2018

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The search for an ancient monastery which disappeared 1,000 years ago and was the birthplace of the Book of Deer ...

08/01/2018

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An impressive assemblage of early historic metalworking artefacts and possible slingshot ammunition have been ...

02/01/2018

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The Caithness Broch Project, which aims to build a replica Iron Age Broch and run it as a visitor attraction, has ...

22/12/2017

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An archaeological dig to locate and investigate the remains of Coldingham Monastery, founded in 640AD by Princess ...

04/12/2017

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Archaeologists have discovered a possible Iron Age structure, pottery and a stone tool during ground investigation ...

04/12/2017

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