11 juin 2007

Tomb of Eagles, the Orkneys

  As for the majority of the prehistoric monuments of the Orkneys, the discovery of the cairn of Isbister, more known under the name of tomb of the eagles, was purely accidental. The cairn was discovered by a local farmer, Ronald Simison, in 1958.Impassioned by its discovery, it began excavations and found, in addition to many objects, the entry of the room. Little time after this discovery, the cairn was sealed while waiting for a complete archaeological... [Lire la suite]
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