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Bones with drill points for wires, originally disturbed by possible grave-robbers and buried at a house in Edinburgh, are thought to reflect the city's bygone medical studies.
Hidden decorations on a boulder, hammered and ground during the Neolithic or Bronze age period, represent "a window onto a hidden world", say archaeologists.
A murdered 20-year-old archer was stabbed with a "degree of calculation" in Medieval Scotland, say archaeologists investigating graves and tools from 1,000 years ago.
Flanked by huge screens, a virtual battlefield will be part of the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre when it opens in Stirling next month.
A physically active woman from around 4,000 years ago suffered from poor oral hygiene, say archaeologists investigating a grave in Cullaird Wood.
Once an anatomist and journalist, Angela Palmer's installation in Edinburgh is an ethereal work based on 16 MRI scan slices of her brain.
£1 million has been earmarked for the Briggait Creation Centre, a development in Glasgow's Merchant City where the "huge amount" of local talent is expected to flourish.
Author JK Rowling writes that Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone "changed my life forever" in a first edition of the book which is going on brief display in Edinburgh.
Drilling through a lancet window at a 13th century castle once used against Viking invasions, archaeologists have opened a view last seen by a Scottish clan 500 years ago.
A Rembrandt portrait of the Amsterdam preacher who was a godfather and baptist to the artist's children has turned out to be more than a copy by Dr Tico Seifert.
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has bought photographer Julian Calder's unusual work, showing The Queen on the Balmoral estate.
New research on high-carbon steel artefacts, excavated in East Lothian during the 1970s, suggests that a highly-skilled community existed in the region 2,500 years ago.
It's a bumper year for bi-annual and tri-annual art festivals and this is the only round up you need: from Glasgow Festival to Whitstable Biennale, here's what to put in the diary.
Working with a tiny indigenous population on an Alaskan site three times the size of Scotland, experts from Aberdeen say their discoveries have wider implications for North America.
The exhibition touring work by great artists to museums and galleries across the country returns with the likes of Bruce Nauman in Preston and Gilbert and George in Exeter.