A discovery of what is believed to be the oldest burials of monks in Britain was made at discovered at Beckery Chapel, near Glastonbury. Carbon dating of the remains revealed that they were from the 5th or early 6th century AD.
Archaeologists discovered pottery fragments, mounds and the remains of kilns used for drying grain while monitoring the building of the West Link, a road built to ease traffic flow through Inverness, 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.
Sonar images taken as a part of a construction of an underwater power line revealed the location of a World War I German U-boat, sunk in 1918. The discovery was made off the coast of Stranraer, South-west Scotland.
Roman projectile ammunition discovered at a hillfort in Scotland indicates an assault by Roman army around 1800 years ago. The find made at Burnswark Hill, Dumfries region, south-western Scotland, is the largest cache of Roman lead sling bullets discovered.
Excavations continue on the construction site of the football field in Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland, where archaeologists have found a 4000-years-old sword made of bronze with a gold hilt. Now, the site revealed other archaeological features.
Constructions at a community football field in Carnoustie, Scotland, were stopped after the workers discovered a collection of relics while laying foundations. Archaeologists called to the site discovered a trove of artefacts, including a bronze sword, dated to the Bronze Age.
Archaeologists unearthed a stone panel in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, called the Cochno Stone which contains among others cup and ring markings made in Neolithic and Bronze Age. The find dates back even to 3000 BC.
Archaeologists working at and annexe of the Camelon Roman fort in Scotland discovered numerous artefacts from the period of the Roman occupation of Britain. The discoveries include Northern Gaul pottery, socketed bolt-heads, an ox-goad, hobnails and a possible oven.
Remains of possibly the largest Anglo-Saxon building were revealed during excavations in Globe Field, Aberlady in Scotland. The foundations of the structure which might have been a monastery or even a royal home date back 1200 years.