Bronze Age Scottish Farmer Tam-Died In His 20's-Facial Reconstruction (Tangential 2013 Bronze Age Axhead Discovery Vid Substitute)
Footage of a find made in 2013.
Bronze Age farmer Tam is earliest known Stirling resident
A skeleton found 138 years ago in Stirling has been identified as a Bronze Age farmer who worked the land more than 4,000 years ago.
The discovery makes the man the earliest known resident of the ancient capital of Scotland.
The farmer, who died in his twenties, has been nicknamed “Torbrex Tam”, after the area of Stirling in which he was found.
Tam’s facial reconstruction has been carried out by a forensic artist to discover what he would have looked like.
The remains were found in 1879 when workmen digging for gravel hit the slabs of a stone-lined cist.
The bones were given to the Smith Museum in Stirling for safekeeping, while the cairn — the oldest structure in Stirling — is now surrounded by houses.…