Bronze Age burial pots found in Scotland

Published on March 10th, 2011 | by Admin


Two Bronze Age burial pots containing human remains have been found in Angus, Scotland.

Ms Johnson said there was “plenty of bone” inside the pots, which would be enough to determine the gender and age of the person, and if they had illnesses or trauma wounds.

“They will be taken to a lab in Edinburgh, and radio-carbon dated,” she added.

John Sheriff, an investigator with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland, said it was impossible to date the stone precisely but it is very likely to be neolithic or Bronze Age, and could “easily” be 4,000 years old.

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