Ancient burial site found in Scotland





ORKNEY, Scotland, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- British researchers say they've found the remains of at least eight people at an ancient Neolithic tomb site discovered in Scotland in October.

Archaeologists have discovered five chambers at the 5,000-year-old site on the Orkney Islands, two of which have been partially excavated, the BBC reported Thursday.

Bones found carefully placed in gaps in the stones inside the chambers suggest the ancient burial site has never been disturbed, the say.

Orkney contains some of the best-preserved Neolithic remains in Europe and the new find is a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to look at a Neolithic community, Orkney Islands Council's archaeologist Julie Gibson says....



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