The parish of Mortlach, in which Dufftown is situated, is rich in archaeological and historical associations.
Beit Jibrin is in the centre of a district of great archaeological interest.
There is an archaeological museum with prehistoric antiquities from the lake-dwellings on an island in the Lake of Varese.
His archaeological work included the investigation of lake dwellings and other prehistoric structures; he went with Schliemann to Troy in 1879, fruits of the expedition being two books, ZurLandeskunde der Troas (1880) and Alt-trojanische Gr p ber and Schad (1882); in 1881 he visited the Caucasus, and on his return published Das Graberfeld von Koban im Lande der Osseten; and in 1888 he accompanied Schliemann to Egypt, Nubia and the Peloponnese.
1896), p. 673; Stein, Report of an Archaeological Tour with the Buner Field Force (Lahore, 1898), pp. 45-48.