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Iron Age experts resurrect Ballachulish Goddess

THE MYSTERIOUS Iron Age carving known as the ‘Ballachulish Goddess’ has been recreated by a team of archaeologists, artists and carvers, not far from where the original effigy was found on the shores of Loch Leven in 1880, writes Mark Entwistle.

Known officially as the Ballachulish Figure by the National Museums of Scotland where the original mysterious carving resides, the new copy gives a better idea of what the 2,500-year-old original might have looked like before its waterlogged wood dried out after being lifted from the shore of Loch Leven during building work.

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