12th century abbey unearthed at Scone

Archaeologists are excited about the discovery of the remains of the 12th century Augustinian Abbey at Scone Palace in Scotland. While the palace stands, nothing of earlier history has survived above ground at the site. (Video)

The dig unearthed what is believed to be the walls of the abbey along with pottery, coins and other artifacts. The trenches are scheduled to be refilled and the artifacts studied.