2,000 Year Old Secret Discovered By Museum Staff

It’s natural for humans to search for ways to understand their history, and that is what makes the field of archaeology so important. That’s exactly what made Dr. Margaret Maitland’s discovery while sorting through a collection at National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh so intriguing! She never thought of anything when unraveling a crumpled piece of paper, but what she finds is nothing less than amazing.

New Items

Dr. Margaret Maitland was going through newly arrived items of the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh when she came upon an ordinary parcel wrapped in brown paper.

 

Ancient Pieces

Dr. Maitland, who was a curator at the museum in Edinburgh, found that the parcel contained an envelope that dated back to the early 1900’s. There was a note from the previous curator.

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