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Friday, 17 April 2015

Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast

Archaeologists have uncovered a "very significant" Pictish fort after scaling a remote sea stack off the coast of Aberdeenshire. 

Archaeologists believe they have uncovered a Pictish fort off the coast  of Aberdeenshire 
[Credit: BBC] 

The team from the University of Aberdeen believe the ancient remains could be one of many along the coast south of Stonehaven. 

It is the first time an official excavation has been carried out there. 

Pictish symbol stones were said to be found on the Dunnicaer sea stack by locals in the 19th Century.

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