Tagged: scotland

An artist's rendition of how a Pict may have looked. (The Sunday Times) 0

Archaeologists Uncover Decapitated Remains at Elite School

  Archaeologists Uncover Decapitated Remains at Elite School Archaeologists recently uncovered the decapitated heads of children, buried since the Bronze Age in a remote cave on the grounds of the prestigious Gordonstoun School in Scotland. As the Daily Mail reports, the remains date back to the period between 1100 B.C. and 900 B.C. Taken in the context of modern sensibilities, this discovery may seem grisly and hint at unsavory customs within ancient Scottish culture, but history especially should never be taken at face value. A History of Discovery First, it’s important to understand that ancient remains within Scottish caves are...

A beast in the River Tay by Tayport, Scotland? 0

‘Tayport Monster’: ‘Nessie’ Spotted 150 Miles Away?

(Tayport, Scotland) ‘Tayport Monster’: ‘Nessie’ Spotted 150 Miles Away? Looks like ‘Nessie’ might have went on vacation for the summer. Scottish resident Mervyn Rolfe captured a mysterious photo of what appears to a be creature residing in Scotland’s River Tay on Saturday. Mr. Rolfe, a retired Provost and Lord Lieutenant for the City of Dundee spotted the creature as he said it swam with dolphins. Tayport Monster Spotted on Video In 2010, video of the Tayport Monster went viral as Scotland vacationers first brought international attention to the legend of the Tayport Monster. At first, footage would suggest that the image is no more...