The remains lie on a cliff close to the sea and difficult to access, most likely belonging to shipwreck victims.
The bones are in difficult to reach places.(Photo: BBC).
Archaeologists from the Glamorgan-Gwent Archaeological Organization (GGAT) and Cardiff University in collaboration with a team of experts from the Wales Natural Resources Authority unearthed the remains of at least six people on the slopes close to the Glamorgan coast. Heritage, BBC reported on November 17.
The excavation process is quite complex and carried out in 8 days. Climbing rope experts at Adventure Alternative provide support to the team to ensure the work is safe.
The team used load-bearing ropes to conduct excavations.(Photo: BBC).
"Many bones were lost in the sea. Among the remains, one younger was buried separately. The rest were buried side by side, even in a grave," said Professor Jacqui Mulville, University Cardiff.
According to the latest judgment, the team thinks that they may be either Tudor or Stuart killed by shipwreck. "We will conduct analysis after excavation to understand more about the past and find out their identity , " Mulville added.
Using carbon isotopic dating methods, the scientists concluded that these remains existed from the end of the 16th or early 17th century. The research team plans to analyze the bones in more detail by 2020. .