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Bronze Age woman’s remains found in Scottish Highlands

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A stone burial cist containing the remains of a Bronze Age woman have been found in the Scottish Highlands.

A Bronze Age grave uncovered in the Highlands has revealed the remains of a woman in her forties who was suffering from toothache before she died 4,000 years ago.

Archaeologists from Glasgow-based Guard Archaeology were called in when a cist – a stone burial chest – was inadvertently disturbed by construction workers during landscaping of an access track through Cullaird Wood in West Torbreck, south-west of Inverness.

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Story: Alistair Munro, The Scotsman | Photo: The Scotsman

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