From the uncovering of 2000-year-old lioness sculptures at Cramond to the excavation of Medieval knights' tombs at Holyrood Road, we take a look at 16 of Edinburgh's most fascinating archaeological discoveries in recent times.
1. Skeletons under Magdalen Chapel, 1992
2. Jacobite Rising remnants, Edinburgh Castle, 1999
3. Cramond Lioness, 1997
4. Edinburgh Airport's ancient tombs, 1977