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Bronze Age remains found in backyard

A man building a shed in his backyard in Ireland stumbled across the remains of a Bronze Age skeleton.

This find fits the Bronze Age burial tradition of often isolated burials. Three distinct areas of decoration had been identified on the bowl, he added.

According to Mr Clancy, the remains, which were buried in a slightly flexed crouch position, and the bowl could date from as far back as 2200 BC.

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Story: Irish Times | Photo: Molloy Photography

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