martes, 30 de diciembre de 2014

Tram works unearth piece of Scottish prehistory

Archaeologists work on the site

EVIDENCE of Edinburgh’s first farmers has been unearthed as part of a 6,000-year slice of Edinburgh’s history revealed by construction of its tram line, archaeologists have discovered.

Analysis of finds made near Edinburgh Airport provide the most complete picture yet of the city’s early settlement stretching back to almost 4,000BC. Research due to be published in 2015 will reveal evidence of up to six phases of occupation on a ridge at Gogar Mains, near the Ingliston park-and-ride site. [...]

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