‘Medieval Knight’ Unearthed in Edinburgh Car Park Dig

Posted by admin on Mar 15, 2013

The remains of a medieval knight or nobleman found underneath a car park are to be moved to make way for a university building. The grave and evidence of a 13th Century monastery were uncovered when archaeologists were called to an Edinburgh Old Town building site.

An elaborate sandstone slab, with carvings of a Calvary Cross and ornate sword, marked the grave. This find has the potential to be one of the most significant and exciting archaeological discoveries in the city for many years”

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