An Aberdeen University archaeologist has been awarded £100,000 to advance her pioneering work exploring modern Scots' ancestors through the study of their bone chemistry.
Human remains found underneath an Aberdeen home were most likely buried by a medical student trying not to fall foul of the law, experts have established.
Airborne laser scanning has revealed around 1,000 previously unknown archaeological sites on a Scottish island.
An archaeological dig in Sutherland has given a fascinating insight into local life just before the Highland Clearances.
The remains of a large, 5,000-year-old city have been discovered in Israel, shedding new light on experts’ understanding of the period, researchers say.
Archaeologist describes ‘eureka’ moment as skeleton found on Black Isle dating back to Pictish times
A skeleton discovered during a Highland excavation dates back to Pictish times, archaeologists have revealed.
The “ghostly outlines” of a woman who died around 1,400 years ago have been discovered in the Highlands.
An exhibition of archaeology from Aberdeenshire and beyond will open next month.
A medieval gold seal of a type not seen before by museums across the UK and Ireland is among three items that have been declared treasure at Belfast Coroner’s Court.
The public will be invited to find out more about Scottish history next week at an archaeological dig site at one of the north-east’s most recognisable beauty spots.
An archaeological dig at Bennachie is being opened up to the public.
Archaeologists have returned to an Aberdeenshire woodland to uncover further secrets and shed light on what life was like for north-east peoples thousands of years ago.
Tools made of antlers dating back 6,000 years, 400 Lovat country maps and mysterious “cup marks” on boulders are just some of the discoveries featured in a new archaeology book.
After spending more than a decade carrying out extensive excavations in the Alaska tundra, a team of north-east scientists have preserved their findings so they can be used to teach the next generation.
Archaeologists are to excavate an area of Aberdeenshire they believe will reveal important secrets of the past.
The grisly discovery of a human arm on an island off the north coast may sound like the start of another murder mystery novel, but scientists have discovered the real story is far more intriguing.
An ancient well at the top of one of Scotland’s most iconic mountain peaks has been unearthed for the first time in hundreds of years.
Some of the earliest evidence of farming in Scotland has been discovered by archaeologists near Stonehaven.
Stornoway Port Authority is re-thinking its future plans to help preserve the town’s ancient past.
An archaeological dig at Aden Country Park has revealed the historic house was built on top of another building - with some puzzling drains also uncovered.
An archaeological dig begins next week in an effort to shed new light on the history of a derelict north-east mansion.
A prehistoric visitor attraction that sucked up millions in council subsidies before closing its doors eight years ago has finally attracted an “interested party”.
A group of archaeologists, volunteers and students got their hands dirty digging deep into Deeside’s prehistoric past at the weekend.
A crowdfunding page has been set up to raise funds for a north-east archaeological dig that could unveil interesting information about the Neolithic period in Mintlaw.
Legend has it he came to a Scottish island the year before St Columba arrived on Iona - although few are familiar with his name.
A new book has been published highlighting ancient artefacts found during archaeological excavations on the AWPR project.
Archaeologists will return to a site in Crathes this weekend to search for further evidence of Deeside’s ancient settlers.
Monumental mistake… red-faced archaeologists realise an Aberdeenshire stone circle thought to be thousands of years old was built in the ’90s
Red-faced archaeologists have admitted that a stone circle they believed was thousands of years old is actually a replica which dates back just 20 years.
The north-east has a reputation for chilling the bones of its residents, but flint found in an archaeological dig has revealed the landscape now home to Peterhead may once have been in the midst of a glacier.
The results of a extensive dig beneath the surface of an Aberdeen car park have been put on public view.
A Moray charity is inviting local children to help uncover an ancient farm steading and reveal secrets of the past from before the time of the Jacobites.