Remains of Pere el Gran found in Tarragona, Spain

A team of archaeologists at the Santa Maria de Santes Creus monastery in Tarragona, Spain have used non-intrusive methods to investigate the tomb of Pere el Gran (1240-1285), one of the country's most important rulers. (video)

Pere el Gran was ruler of Aragon, Valencia, Barcelona and Sicily, and was known for his crushing of Moorish rebellions and defeat of Phillip III of France's army.

Experts hope to learn more about the king's death and his physical characteristics.