Celtic History In the News – September 2019
Archaeologists have identified about 40 previously unknown monuments near Newgrange in an “exceptionally successful” survey.
A University of Dundee student has digitally revealed the face of one of Scotland’s oldest druids, believed to have been more than 60 years old when she died during the Iron Age.
A 2,500-year-old perforated seal tooth that may have been worn as a pendant, a weaving comb carved from bone, pottery, and shards of Roman glass have been discovered at Swandro, a coastal Iron Age site on the largest of the Orkney Island.
A large Norse “drinking hall” was discovered on an island of Scotland, archaeologists say, and is believed to have been used by a viking chieftain named Earl Sigurd way back in the 12th century.
Officials in Fife have put out a call for the remains of Lilias Adie, who died in prison in the early 1700’s after being accused of witchcraft.