Thursday, March 14, 2013

Medieval knight’s tomb discovered under Scottish parking lot

Medieval knight’s tomb discovered under Scottish parking lot
Archaeologists were called to the scene and uncovered the grave and evidence of a 13th Century monastery under a parking lot in Edinburgh Scotland.

A sandstone slab, carved with a Calvary cross and an ornate sword, marked the grave. The symbols signal the grave belong to a knight or nobleman.

Along with the skeleton, archaeologists discovered the exact location of the 13th Century Blackfriars Monastery.

Read the rest of this story on the National Post at Medieval knight’s tomb discovered under Scottish parking lot

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