Hillfort revealed to be the largest Pictish site ever discovered in Scotland

May 15, 2020 - General

A spectacular hillfort overlooking a tiny Aberdeenshire village has been revealed as one of the largest ancient settlements ever discovered in Scotland.
Drone view of the Tap O’ Noth Hillfort [Credit: University of Aberdeen]

University of Aberdeen archaeologists have uncovered evidence that up to 4,000 people may have lived in more than 800 huts perched high on the Tap O’ Noth close to the village of Rhynie.
Radiocarbon dating…

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