Monday, 12 September 2016

Gold-hilted sword found beneath a Scottish soccer field may be 4,000 years old

Excavations have revealed a trove of ancient artifacts, which could date back to the Bronze Age.

Diggers moved into the site in Carnoustie after relics were found while laying foundations for a new sports field.

Famed for its golfing heritage the small Tayside town could now hold the key to how Scots lived as early as 2000BC.


Facial Reconstruction Of Ava: 3,700-Year-Old Bronze Age Woman
Evidence for Bronze Age dwellers in Scotland is widespread. A recreation of a skeleton earlier this year indicated the people who inhabited the Scottish Highlands at this time looked similar to today's citizens.

Known as 'Ava', the Bronze Age woman died more than 3,700 years ago, but was brought back to life in a two-dimensional image in July.