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Walker tells of finding 4,000-year-old remains of child on island beach

A WALKER has told how she went for a walk on the beach - and discovered the tragic remains of a child who died...

Viking pot scanned in hospital

A HOSPITAL machine normally used to save lives has helped crack the secret of a 1,200-year-old Viking piggy bank. A tightly-sealed bronze pot was recently...

Scottish archaeologist, 35, collapsed and died of a suspected peanut allergy

A SCOTS archaeologist collapsed and died of a suspected peanut allergy while eating dinner at a dig. Tragic Jackie Scott suffered the fatal allergic reaction...

Leith’s historic defences laid bare

A SECTION of Leith’s 16th century defences have been uncovered ahead of a proposed housing development. The town ditch was constructed to protect the port...

Mystery over “anti-witchcraft symbols” found in archaeological dig

By Niamh Anderson   WITCHCRAFT experts are investigating a Halloween mystery unearthed in the far north of Scotland. Mysterious symbols found inside a building buried under sand...

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