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Tuesday, 10 September 2013

'Early Pictish Royal remains' discovered at Rhynie

The remains found in the grave are now being analysed

The remains of what it is thought could be a member of early Pictish royalty have been discovered during an archaeological dig in Aberdeenshire.
The discovery at Rhynie was made by teams from the universities of Aberdeen and Chester.
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.
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