Today, I chat once again with Maya Hoole of the Achavanich Beaker Burial Project. Together with her colleague Hew Morrison, they reconstructed the face of a Bronze Age woman who has come to be known as Ava. Recent research has added further details to the reconstruction, Ava’s DNA has given her a whole new look!
One of Scotland’s first migrants had dark hair, brown eyes and was lactose-intolerant, skeleton DNA test reveals:
Achavanich Beaker Burial Project: Website:
Society of Antiquaries Scotland::
The Beaker phenomenon and the genomic transformation of northwest Europe: