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Signs of earliest Scots unearthed - BBC News

Thursday 9th April, BBC news item about article in British Archeology Magazine:

"Archaeologists have discovered the earliest evidence of human beings ever found in Scotland.

The flints were unearthed in a ploughed field near Biggar in South Lanarkshire. "
amd Posted by amd
10th April 2009ce
Edited 11th April 2009ce

Comments (2)

Well done Tam and the team .
tiompan Posted by tiompan
10th April 2009ce
The real digging started in May 2009. It was a most extraordinary dig which I had the great fortune to take part in. The stuff was jumping out of the ground at times. The site was finally wrapped up in August. There is an exhibition of the finds at Moat Park Heritage Centre in Biggar which will be there for all to see until the end of 2010. The finds will take up temporary residence at Holyrood (Scottish Parliament) for a week in January 2010.

The weekly/ fortnightly updates with many pictures of the dig here (scroll to the bottom for the key dates and discoveries)

Howburn Digger Posted by Howburn Digger
10th November 2009ce
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