Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Bronze Age burial pots found beneath toppled Carlinwell Stone

Two Bronze Age burial pots have been discovered at the base of an Angus standing stone which toppled over during this winter’s bad weather.

The pots, known as collared urns, are more than 3,500 years old, and contain human bone fragments.

They were found beneath the Carlinwell Stone at Airlie, near Kirriemuir, which fell during last month’s thaw as the heavy snow and deep ice retreated.

Read more here.

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