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Rubicon's Louise Baker with other archaeologists at the Dunbar Science Festival

Rubicon at Dunbar Science Festival

Rubicon took part in the award winning Dunbar Science Festival over the weekend and introduced enthusiastic crowds to the wonders of science in archaeology. The stall at the festival was a collaboration between the East Lothian Council Archaeology Service, Archaeology Scotland, Addyman Archaeology and Rubicon Heritage Services and had exhibits about dendrochronology (tree ring dating), […]

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The Hackness Gun Battery in Orkney: Napoleon, Pirates, Sir Walter Scott and Fenians!

Some of the staff at Rubicon have a particular interest in conflict archaeology sites, which often provide us with an intriguing insight into how people and communities lived and dealt with conflict in the past. Here Rubicon Managing Director Colm Moloney tells the story of the Hackness Gun Battery in Orkney, which he excavated in […]

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