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Burnswark (Sacred Hill)

Burnswark's Bloody History Becomes Clear


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-37194266

Orkney

Mystery Structure Found Under Neolithic Dump


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-37154410

Highland (Mainland)

Facial Reconstruction Of Bronze Age Woman 'Ava'


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-36923891

Clachtoll (Broch)

Funds Sought For Remote Coigach and Assynt Project


Funds for excavation and preservation of Clachtoll, if funding secured.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-36892286

Highland (Mainland)

Iron Age Broch In Lego Planned


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-36837430

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

Human Bone Found


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-36854431

Orkney

Fossiled Dung Clue To Secret Lives Of 'Pets' In The Iron Age


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-36796805

Dumfries and Galloway

Wigtownshire Iron Age Roundhouse


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-36684262

Dunnicaer (Promontory Fort)

Second Excavation At Historic Sea Side Stack


More info :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-36053300

Barflats (Rhynie) (Hillfort)

Archaeologists Find Pictish Palace in Aberdeenshire


Archaeologists excavating a field in Aberdeenshire (aka drewland) where standing stones where found believe they have uncovered the entrance to a Pictish palace. (Iron Age)

More at :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-34075227

Mar Lodge (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Early Cairngorm People


Early Cairngorm mountain people evidence has been found.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-33425672

Moncreiffe Hill (Hillfort)

Archaeologists Hoping To Scrape Their Way To Moncreiffe Hill's Ancient Secrets


Painstaking excavations of one of Tayside's greatest Iron Age seats of power have been carried on Moncreiffe Hill.

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/archaeologists-hoping-to-scrape-their-way-to-moncreiffe-hill-s-ancient-secrets-1.554790

Perth and Kinross

Neolithic Stone Puts Spotlight On Perthshire Glen's Ancient History


An ancient relic that shines a light on Neolithic life has been discovered in a picturesque reserve in Highland Perthshire.

More info :

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/neolithic-stone-puts-spotlight-on-perthshire-glen-s-ancient-history-1.134366

White Caterthun (Hillfort)

Video - Student Takes To The Skies To Recreate Ancient Past Of Angus


An early Angus settlement has been recreated after 2,000 years by a Dundee art student.

More info and video :

http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/angus-the-mearns/video-student-takes-to-the-skies-to-recreate-ancient-past-of-angus-1.642732

Ravelrig (Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork)

Palisaded Settlement and Iron Age roundhouse reveal story etc


Roundhouse and settlement show shadows of late Bronze Age and Iron Age communities.

More info :

http://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art509767-palisaded-settlement-and-iron-age-roundhouse-reveal-story-of-prehistoric-scottish-communities

Aberdeenshire

4,000 Year Old Pottery Found In Dyce


What you find when making a car park.

http://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/news/local/4-000-year-pottery-found-at-planned-aberdeen-car-park-1.404612

Duns Law (Hillfort)

Duns Law finally gives up its Beaker burial ground.


Human remains and seven earthen vessels dating back to the Bronze Age Beaker settlers were uncovered by Scottish Water at Duns Law.

More info :

http://www.berwickshirenews.co.uk/news/local-headlines/duns-law-finally-gives-up-its-beaker-burial-ground-1-2923376

Jutland (Region)

Stone Age Hunters Liked Their Carbs.


Analyses of Stone Age settlements reveal that the hunters were healthy and would gladly eat anything they got their hands on, including carbohydrates - contrary to the modern definition of Paleolithic, or Stone Age diet.

More info :-

http://www.sciencenordic.com/stone-age-hunters-liked-their-carbs

News

Oldest Prehistoric Town Found - Bulgaria


Sofia - archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the largest prehistoric town ever found in Europe.

More info :-

http://www.news24.com/SciTech/News/Oldest-prehistoric-town-found-20121031

Low Hauxley (Cairn(s))

Race Against Time To Save Bronze Age Artefacts


The extensive sand dunes of Druridge Bay on the Northumberland coast are a veritable of Britain's history, from the Ice Age to to day.

Archaeologists say there is a danger of the natural world losing tangible evidence of it's history.

More info :

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-20137243
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