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Archaeologists uncover Pictish seat of power

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Archaeologists uncover Pictish seat of power

Post by Rowan » Tue November 22nd, 2011, 3:25 pm

An excavation has revealed a fortified early medieval settlement and unearthed significant artefacts which poistion a tiny Scottish village as a seat of major political power and influence.

Rare Late Roman pottery found during archaeological excavation at the site of a collection of eight unique Pictish symbol stones in Rhynie, has shed new light on this Aberdeenshire village, and provided fresh information on one of Britain's most mysterious groups of people - the Picts.
Full story available on the Heritage Daily website.

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Post by fljustice » Tue November 22nd, 2011, 4:33 pm

Interesting article. Thanks for the link, Rowan!
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