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Morgana Post number 25713 Posted: 29th June 2019     Subject: 4,000-Year-Old Burial Revealed on Britain's Island of Druid
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4,000-Year-Old Burial Revealed on Britain's 'Island of Druids'
By Tom Metcalfe, Live Science Contributor | June 28, 2019 06:57am ET
Archaeologists are excavating a 4,000-year-old burial mound on a British island linked in mythology to the mysterious order of magical priests known as the Druids.

And although the burial mound is much older than the Druids who lived about 2,000 years ago, if they existed at all the excavations have cast new light on the ancient inhabitants of the island of Anglesey.

Overlooking the Irish Sea from the northwest corner of Wales, Anglesey is dotted with numerous Neolithic and Bronze Age stone monuments. The most famous is the 5,000-year-old passage tomb of Bryn Celli Ddu (Welsh for "the mound in the dark grove"), which has an entrance passage that aligns with the rising midsummer sun. It was archaeologically excavated in 1928 and 1929, and later reconstructed. [See Photos of the Burial Mound and Famous Passage Tomb]

Modern archaeologists have turned their attention to a burial mound about 150 feet (50 meters) from the famous passage tomb, in the expectation that today's scientific techniques will reveal new details about the people who built it.

The Bryn Celli Ddu passage tomb on the island of Anglesey was built around 5,000 years ago, and excavated in 1928 and 1929.
Credit: Adam Stanford, Aerial-Cam

read on...
https://www.livescience ... -druids.html

PS I was born on Anglesey - which is why I am Morgana-of-Mona [Very happy]
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