Non-invasive archaeological research with use of geophysical measurements has possibly revealed that a Medieval Norse parliament might have met at the Iron Age Thing’s Va Broch near Thurso, North Scotland.
A wreck of British destroyer identified as HMS Pheasant has been identified near the island of Hoy, off coast of Orkney, Scotland, after having been sunk in 1917.
Archaeologists discovered a copper alloy Roman coin at the site of Knowe of Swandro, Rousay, Scotland. The site is known for its Neolithic chambered tomb, Iron Age roundhouses and Pictish buildings.
A stone axe-head was accidentally found in Orkney during an excursion led by University of the Highlands and Islands. The artefact is believed to be 5000 years old.
Archaeologists surveyed the scrap sites of the German’s World War One High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney, Scotland.
An intact Viking boat burial was discovered in the Ardnamurchan peninsula, Western Scotland in 2011, and the results of its excavations were just published. This is the first boat burial from mainland UK ever found.
An almost toothless jaw was found within a large carved whalebone vertebra discovered within the ruins of an Iron Age broch on Orkney, northern Scotland.
A carved stone known as a Pictish stone slab with a depiction of a dragon-like beast was found on Orkney’s (North Scotland) east mainland coast earlier this year. Now the artwork has been rescued and analysed.
Archaeologists discovered 5000-year-old bones of rodents that were eaten at the Neolithic settlement in Skara Brae, Orkney, United Kingdom. The team identified remains of at least 1674 voles eaten at the site.
A figurine that once lost among the collections has been rediscovered in Stromness Museum on the Orkney Island of Mainland. The artefact was found at the Neolithic site of Skara Brae in the 1860s and later donated to the museum without provenance in the 1930s.