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Wednesday 21 July 2021, 10.30am– 12noon

Come along for a talk about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk that has shed light on a time in Scotland when a Pineapple cost more than year’s wages and the rich were ruthless in their pursuit of power. Doug Rocks-Macqueen has worked as an archaeologist all over the world, excavating anything from Mayan temples in Belize to pinery vinerys in Scotland, the subject of this talk. He now works for Archaeology Scotland as a Public Archaeologist. An Archaeology Scotland lecture.

The lecture will be on Microsoft Teams, so if you join us on a mobile device (mobile phone or tablet) you will need to download the app (free) from the App Store / Google Play Store beforehand.

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Free, but booking is essential.

Archaeology Scotland

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