The History of Leith

June 3, 2007

Time Team finds Bronze Age relics on Barra dunes

THE TRANQUIL Hebridean island of Barra became the scene of a mass excavation last month as Tony Robinson and his fellow Time Team diggers uncovered a Bronze Age cemetery arguably as impressive as Orkney’s Skara Brae.

More than 50 archaeologists and crew from the popular Channel 4 show were joined by local experts to dig up the Allasdale sand dunes, revealing burial kists with skeletons dating back almost 4000 years. for more click here

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