Talks dig up archaeology of Lothians

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AN archaeology conference is set to be held to discuss fieldwork and research being undertaken in the Lothians.

The Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders Archaeology Conference 2010 will take place at Queen Margaret University in Musselburgh on Saturday, November 20.

The full-day conference will see participants find out about the rare Roman altar stones discovered in Musselburgh.

There will also be a talk about the ongoing archaeology project at St Andrew's Kirk in Gullane, and the discoveries made by archaeologists in Edinburgh during the recent tram line excavations.

Councillor Ruth Currie, East Lothian Council's cabinet member for community wellbeing, said: "The annual conference is enjoyed and looked forward to by both professional archaeologists and amateur enthusiasts alike."

Tickets cost 20 each, while concessions cost 12.

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