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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Iron Age hopes for Moray field



From The Press and Journal:

EXPERTS SAY SURVEY OF SITE AT BURGHEAD HAS PROVED ‘VERY PROMISING’


Experts believe they have discovered another Iron Age power centre in Moray.

Yesterday National Museums of Scotland curator Dr Fraser Hunter said investigations at a field at Burghead have possibly revealed “a high-status site”.

The archaeologist said the remains of four Iron Age roundhouses could lie buried beneath the soil.
He said: “In combination with the finds that have been discovered at the site, it suggests that this is one of the more important areas, one of the power centres of the Burghead area.”

The exact location of the site at Burghead is being kept secret while further investigations are carried out.

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