Iron Age Burial Discovery May be Scotland's Richest Site
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-03-20 20:57
The Herald: The discovery of an Iron Age warrior complete with sword and adornments may
herald the richest archaeological site in Scotland.
Workers on a housing project in Alloa, Clackmannanshire uncovered the skeleton
of a warrior surrounded by his weapons. Experts believe he died between 200 BCE
and 200 CE, and they hope that more graves will be found on the site.
The site is near a Bronze Age cemetery discovered in 1828, but this site may
have been protected by greenhouses which existed until the 1970s. George
Tainsh, director of the housing development, plans to cooperate with further
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