Queen of the Inch to be re-interred





A 4,000-year-old skeleton, known as the Queen of the Inch, is to be re-interred in the tiny island of Inchmarnock in the Firth of Clyde.

The grave was found by a farmer in the 1950s as he ploughed a field.

Preserved in an ancient cist, the remains included a necklace and dagger.

Despite being examined by archaeologists and reburied in the 1960s, the skeleton was recently exhumed and studied using modern research techniques.

Scientists have since been able to determine that the woman lived on Inchmarnock and came from the Clyde Estuary and that she did not eat seafood, despite the fact she lived on an island....


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