A child in the sand

Violent storms have battered the coasts of the Northern Isles of the UK in recent months. After a particularly rough night in early February, two walkers came upon an eerie sight poking out of the banks on a beach on the island of Sanday in Orkney. They realised that the objects were ancient human bones and a team of archaeologists were called in. Find out what they discovered in this fascinating account with site photographs. C

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