Forteviot Excavations

Forteviot Excavations

After an initial season of geophysical survey, archaeological excavations at Forteviot by SERF began in 2007, when elements of the prehistoric ceremonial complex and Pictish cemetery were explored.  Since 2007 there has also been a programme of investigation in and around the modern village of Forteviot in search of the Pictish palace.

The results of these excavations have allowed us to progress our understanding of the chronology and development of the landscape of Forteviot, revealing the character of a variety of monuments and some unexpected but spectacular discoveries.


Explore the 360 degree aerial view of the 2010 excavations below by holding down the left button on your mouse and scrolling over the image.  You can select each trench to link to more detailed pictures taken by Flying Scots Cam.