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Pictish royal burial discovered in Scotland

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An early Pictish burial has been found during an archaeological dig in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

The remains were found in a carefully made sandstone grave, which the experts believe suggests the person was of high status.

It is the first time remains of a body have been uncovered at the site.

Project leader Dr Gordon Noble, of the University of Aberdeen, said: “We found elements of the legs, pelvis and jaw bone which we recovered and are now analysing in the lab.

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Story: BBC News | Photo: BBC News

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