A Viking grave

An archaeologist explains why the discovery of a Viking grave is important.

Dating Ancient Egyptian artefacts

Are all Ancient Egyptian artefacts the same? Would you know what to look for?

Differences between the Picts and Scotti

Cultural differences are explained in terms of the geographical separation of the groups.

How to research historical topics

People give their advice for finding out about historical topics.

The Bayeux Tapestry

A brief overview of the Bayeux Tapestry and a closer at several sections in more detail.

The Wallace Sword

Weapons expert Davis Caldwell discusses Wallace's sword.

Viking archaeological remains

A visit to the Museum of Scotland to find out what an archaeologist's work involves.

Wallace's birthplace

Dr Fiona Watson discusses the facts surrounding Wallace's birthplace and his father.

Where did the Romans come from?

The Roman army was made up of soldiers from a number of places around the Roman Empire.

Where was the Battle of Bannockburn?

Exploring various sites where historians believed the Battle of Bannockburn took place.