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Fifteen years on, Eric is one of Scotland's top treasure hunters and has unearthed an incredible haul of historically important items - including Roman coins, an engraved brooch dating back to the 1700s and a mount from a Pictish hanging bowl.
The drawings in the caves depict Pictish symbols, early Christian imagery and Viking representations.
Since the stone was ploughed up 30 years ago archaeologists have discovered a Pictish royal palace on the edge of the village, a discovery that has attracted worldwide interest - and visitors.
The find, by experts at Aberdeen and Chester universities, is one of the first ever made of Pictish remains in the north-east.
ST NINIAN'S TREASURE Pictish bowls, weapons and jewellery which were discovered in a box in St Ninian's Isle, Shetland, in 1958.
The village celebrates according to the old Julian calendar, with January 11 marking the start of the Pictish new year.
It's claimed that Pilate's father, a Roman officer, was sent north on a mission of peace to the Pictish King Metellanus, whose seat was at Dun Gael.
As well as Pictish warriors and naughty cartoon characters, the story of Scotch whisky will also be told.
KC's Fence Collective cohort Pictish Trail (Johnny Lynch) joined for a finale of tunes and friendly banter between the two pals.
Lewis is the largest of the islands, and is bursting with world-famous archaeological sites, from the neolithic Calanais stones, which predate the Egyptian Pyramids, to the Pictish Carloway Broch, the Norse mill house.
Elsewhere, Emma Pollock played a rich, atmospheric set in support of her new album The Law of Large Numbers at the Hew Scott Hall, while Lynch let us hear the fruits of his attempt to write a hundred songs in a hundred days under his Pictish Trail alias (he failed, only writing 50, but the bits we heard were pretty good).
Pictish Throne Exhibition, Brodie Castle, Moray, from April 1 to October 31.