A leading Aberdeen railway body has issued an appeal for help following the discovery that some of its prized artefacts have gone missing.
Ancient artefacts that have been looted from Iraq and Afghanistan after recent conflicts and illegally exported to the UK will be returned to their country of origin.
Artefacts dating back as far back as 100 years ago have been uncovered in the heart of a north-east hotel.
An island museum is on the look-out for artefacts to borrow for an important centenary event.
A mummified ancient Egyptian cat is among a host of artefacts from Aberdeen University's museums' collections, which will be shared around the world thanks to revolutionary new imaging techniques.