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'Most important' Ely Bronze Age gold torc on display

One of England's "most important Bronze Age finds" has gone on display for the first time near to where it was found.

Lewis and Harris

Archaeology worth £4m to Western Isles' economy

Standing stones that are 5,000 years old are helping to boost the Western Isles economy by £4m a year, according to a new report.

Thing's Va (Broch)

Possible evidence of Norse parliament site near Thurso

Possible evidence of a medieval Norse parliament meeting place may have been found at an archaeological site in the Highlands.

Scotland (Country)

Heritage 'angel' contenders across Scotland revealed

A shortlist of 12 nominees in four different categories has been revealed for the annual Scottish Heritage Angel Awards.

Whithorn Roundhouse worth a vote but then again they are all excellent.

North Ayrshire (incl. Arran)

Remains of 6,000-year-old dwelling found in Ayrshire

The remains of a 6,000-year-old dwelling have been uncovered during water mains work in Ayrshire.

Clachtoll (Broch)

Iron Age ruins in Assynt recreated in 3D

A 3D model has been created of the ruins of an Iron Age home in the Highlands.


Neolithic Orkney rivalries detailed in new study

Rivalries in Orkney more than 4,500 years ago led to competition between communities including over how people were buried, according to new research.


Neolithic dig unearths 19th Century whale pits

Clachtoll (Broch)

Iron Age house in Assynt 'was burned down'

An Iron Age home in the Highlands appears to have been hastily abandoned after a fire broke out either accidently or in an attack.

Highland (Mainland)

Year-long festival to celebrate Iron Age brochs

A new year-long archaeology festival aims to uncover new information about Iron Age brochs and also encourage greater public awareness of them.

Ness of Brodgar (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Orkney archaeologists excited by incense pot discovery

Archaeologists say they have unearthed the remains of a so-called incense pot at the Ness of Brodgar in Orkney.

South Howe (Broch)

Roman coin find in Orkney thrills archaeologists

Archaeologists are thrilled by the discovery of a Roman coin during the excavation of an archaeological site in Orkney.

Highland (Mainland)

Everything is ancient: Lego broch completed

An Iron Age broch recreated in Lego goes on public display this week.

Clava Cairns

Vandalism at ancient Clava Cairns burial site

Pathetic :-(

Highland (Mainland)

Iron Age broch recreated in Lego

Pittodrie Quarry (Ancient Mine / Quarry)

Nasa tests Aberdeenshire find for life on Mars clues


New hope of uncovering Stirling's lost Iron Age roundhouse

Burn Of Swartigill (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Excavation at site of 'ancient wag' in Caithness

Whetstone found at suspected Iron Age site near Wick


Cardiff woman's Orkney-Norway trek pulling 30kg stone
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Still doing the music, following that team, drinking far to much and getting lost in the hills! (Some Simple Minds, Glasvegas, Athlete, George Harrison, Empire Of The Sun, Nazareth on the headphones, good boots and sticks, away I go!)

(The Delerium Trees)

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