Howburn Excavation Update 2 May 2009

 A great turnout for the Howburn Excavation

Our first day at the Howburn excavation and we had a great response to our plea for volunteers. Both young and not so young turned up to dig.

The finds for the day included:

  • End Scrapers
  • Composite tool – Burin and End Scraper
  • Stone Axe Fragment
  • Early Neolithic Pottery
  • Microliths
Volunteers excavating trenches
Local councilor joins the dig
Volunteers listen to introduction by Alan Saville
Volunteers listen to an Alan Saville, senior curator of earliest pre-history, National Museums of Scotland


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