Coastal Picts did not eat fish, research shows

May 12, 2020 - General

A large-scale isotopic analysis of skeletons from the Scottish Highlands has provided evidence for the first time about the diet of the Picts, showing that these legendary people avoided eating fish despite their coastal proximity.
One of the monk’s graves found at the Portmahomack site
[Credit: Tarbat Discovery Program]

This Highland Pictish community had a noticeable lack of fish in their diet even though the Picts are known to…

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