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The Lady of the Sands

Meet the Ancestors, Series 1 Episode 2 of 6

Archaeologist Julian Richards visits the site in Donegal where the bodies of several women were discovered on a remote beach under the sand dunes. Among them is evidence of cremations nearly 2,000 years ago, giving an extraordinary picture of the lives and deaths of the first Christians in Ireland. Julian helps Dr Betty O'Brien as various tests are done on the finds and the site itself.

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30 minutes

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Sat 12 Jan 2013 11:00