Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help    |   Cookie Policy    |   Privacy Policy    RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

Mystery 15th-Century skeleton found in Ireland


Posted on Thursday, 9 April, 2020 | Comment icon 3 comments

The mystery skeleton was exposed on the river bank. Image Credit: PD - ahmed adly
A skeleton found buried on the banks of a river in Dublin has turned out to be more than 600 years old.
The decrepit bones, which were exposed after the waters of the River Ward washed away part of the embankment at River Valley Park, were first spotted by walkers on Monday.

When a forensic anthropologist arrived on the scene to investigate, they determined that the remains - far from being evidence of a recent crime - dated back some 600 years to the 15th Century.

This isn't the first time that such a discovery has been made in the area either.

Back in 1999, six skeletons were unearthed on the river bank after a skull was spotted sticking out of the ground. Archaeologists excavating the find also discovered a 13th-Century Edward I silver coin.
Until an excavation of this latest find can be undertaken however, its mysteries will remain buried.

"The skeletal remains were examined by a forensic anthropologist and deemed to be ancient, dating back to roughly the 15th century," the police said is a statement.

"This is no longer a garda matter and the scene has been lifted."

"The National Museum of Ireland (NMI) will be notified of the find."

Source: Herald.ie | Comments (3)


Tags: Skeleton, Ireland


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Jon the frog on 9 April, 2020, 14:26
We are digging up all of our corpses... we will not left a fossil of our bones, like bigfoot do!
Comment icon #2 Posted by RabidMongoose on 9 April, 2020, 16:30
Well his/her eyes were massive, look at the size of the eye sockets.
Comment icon #3 Posted by MissJatti on 10 April, 2020, 8:03
the 15th century is not ancient is it


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
'Giant' allegedly captured on camera in Mexico
5-27-2020
Residents of Mexico's San Luis Potosi region reportedly claim to have witnessed a very large humanoid creature.
Virgin Orbit debut rocket launch ends in failure
5-26-2020
Sir Richard Branson's new satellite launching company didn't have much luck with its debut flight yesterday.
Mystery big cats reported across Scotland
5-26-2020
Recent accounts have indicated that the Loch Ness Monster is not the only thing lurking in the Scottish wilds.
Super-rare white grizzly bear spotted in Canada
5-26-2020
A very unusual bear has been captured on film in Banff National Park in Canada's Rocky Mountains.
Stories & Experiences
Orb of light in room
5-9-2020 | USA/Texas/Waco
 
Not sleeping alone
5-9-2020 | Los Angeles
 
Glowing red eyes
5-9-2020 | Fields, Louisiana
 
Two creature sightings
5-1-2020 | Augusta and Louisana
 
 
My haunted home
5-1-2020 | Rainham, Essex, UK
 
In over my head
3-3-2020 | CA
 
Stranger at night
3-3-2020 | Merritt Island, FL, U.S.
 
The babysitter
2-8-2020 | ON
 
Mystery brain surgery and JFK
2-7-2020 | Toronto Ontario Canada
 

         More stories | Send us your story
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.712 Unexplained-Mysteries.com (c) 2001-2020
Terms   |   Privacy Policy   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ