'Special site' for Bronze Age burials is found near Loch Ness after the discovery of a second 4,000-year-old mystery grave containing a gift for the afterlife A 4,000-year-old grave has been found near Loch Ness, which archaeologists increasingly believe was a 'special site' for Bronze Age burials. The grave has been found in the Scottish village of Drumnadrochit in the same area a stone-lined grave was found two years ago.
The face of a 17th-century Scottish prisoner of war who died after being captured by Cromwell's troops has been revealed using the latest digital technology. The soldier was among 3,000 marched south in 1650 following the short, but bloody Battle of Dunbar to the then abandoned Durham Cathedral.
Jason Mancini, a longtime member of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center's research staff, is stepping down from his position as executive director after nearly three years. In January, he will become executive director of Connecticut Humanities in Middletown, which supports history, literacy and other cultural programs throughout the state.
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