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Grave discovered at royal centre

August 12, 2009

Archaeologists have discovered an early Bronze Age grave and artefacts at the site of a centuries old royal centre.

The 4000-year-old burial chamber was uncovered near Forteviot, Perthshire.

Few remains of the body were found, but the archaeologists said it would have lain on a bed of quartz pebbles in sand, in a large stone coffin.

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