Skeleton of 4,400-year-old woman wearing golden jewellery is discovered in royal borough

tags: Daily Mail (UK), monarchy, Windsor, royals



The discovery of the 4,400-year-old burial site of a woman adorned with gold jewellery has prompted speculation that Windsor's royal connection goes back further than suspected.

Archaeologists working in a quarry near the royal family's Berkshire residence have unearthed a rare Copper Age grave of a middle-aged woman buried with some of Britain's oldest gold ornaments.

The find is doubly significant since grave sites from the era containing such fine jewellery, which also included lignite and amber, are usually associated with men....



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