The man was likely part of the Picts, a mysterious people who lived in eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods.
Relatively little is known about the social structure of many early American societies, but genetics have just uncovered a female dynasty that existed for centuries.
Here's a look at flagrant instances of "alternative facts" presented as science.
The ancient, gold-ornamented weapon found in Scotland still has fur skin around its scabbard.
A 12,000-year-old site reveals signs that prehistoric people used stones and ochre to paint the bodies of the dead, and then smashed the stones to "kill" them.
A never-published work shows that the famed wartime leader thought like a scientist about the potential for life elsewhere in the universe.
The prints were uncovered at the remains of a large building in the fabled Pi-Ramesse, Egypt's capital during the reign of the King Ramses II.
The figurine was found among a pile of 12 skulls and other human bones in a hole that had been sealed up with stones.
The boat burial, found in Western Scotland, contained a rich collection of grave goods, suggesting the person lying within was a prominent individual.
A new investigation using next-generation radar technology aims to find out once and for all if another burial lies in King Tut's tomb.