• Our latest Blog Post is a summary of the results of our excavations at Gilchrist promontory fort and Balvattie settlement which took place in September 2018. See also the Photo Gallery and Video Blog Post. Our excavation in September 2019 will focus on the Barrow Cemetery (see image, right) and will be directed by Steve Birch of West Coast Archaeological Services.

  • A resistivity unit was generously donated to NOSAS recently. A survey exercise has taken place on the lawn at Tarradale House where features have been identified. We hope to investigate these in due course!

  • See the Blog Post by Eric Grant containing the radiocarbon dating results from the Mesolithic Shell Midden sites excavated in 2017. It also includes photos of the antler tools after conservation. The story has been featured in The Scotsman, BBC Online and in the national press.

  • In early March 2019 a fantastic barbed and tanged arrowhead (photo, right) was found at Tarradale during a visit by the Young Archaeologists' Club. Fieldwalking takes place at Tarradale every Sunday morning, weather permitting, until the fields are sown. 

  • We have added more illustrations by Pat Haynes on her page Artist in Residence

  • Finds Photos by Michael Sharpe include pictures of the Mesolithic Antler Tools found in 2017.

  • See our full list of Blog Posts here and find out more about what we have got up to over the last two seasons.


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