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Archaeological Research in Progress Conference 2020 – ONLINE EVENT

6th June 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tap O'Noth (Image Credit: edited and reproduced with permission by James O'Driscoll, University of Aberdeen)

Archaeological Research in Progress is a national conference organised each year by Archaeology Scotland and the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, supported by Historic Environment Scotland.

All speakers have submitted their talks in the form of video or article submissions. Once you have reserved your ticket(s) you will be invited to the private event group where this content will be released! Q&A will take place on Facebook and Twitter with the speakers.

We’re also thrilled to announce that every conference ticket also includes a 20% discount to use on all books in the Society Online Shop, so please share this event with friends and family (discount code is valid from Saturday 6 June to Sunday 7 June).


  • 8000 years of archaeology at Aden, Mintlaw – Alison Cameron FSAScot (Cameron Archaeology)
  • Excavation at Tap O’Noth Hillfort, Aberdeenshire – James O’Driscoll (University of Aberdeen)
  • Historic Carvings on Mither Tap, Bennachie – Moira Blackmore FSAScot (University of Aberdeen)
  • Ancestor or adversary? Understanding the six-headed medieval burials from St Colman’s Church, Portmahomack – Cecily Spall FSAScot (FAS Heritage)
  • Fish and Picts: Symbols and subsistence in early Medieval Scotland – Dr Kate Britton FSAScot (University of Aberdeen)
  • The Hill of the People of Ce: Recent Excavation at The Mither Tap, Bennachie – Gordon Noble FSAScot (University of Aberdeen)
  • Battle Hill, Huntly – Murray Cook FSAScot (Rampart Scotland)
  • A Chip off the Old Block – Sheila Duthie & Irvine Ross FSAScot (Mesolithic Deeside)
  • A Portrait of Life and Death in Aberdeen – Excavations at Aberdeen Art Gallery – Steven Watt (AOC Archaeology)

Tickets are free but donations are gratefully received. Register through the link below.

Featured Image: Tap O’Noth (Image Credit: edited and reproduced with permission by James O’Driscoll, University of Aberdeen)

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