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Celtic noblewoman's grave discovered in Germany

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Celtic noblewoman's grave discovered in Germany

Post by annis » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 7:53 am

Scientists have discovered a 2,600 year-old aristocratic burial, likely of a Celtic noblewoman, at the hill fort site of Heuneburg in southern Germany. The discovery has been described as a “milestone” in the study of Celtic culture.

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Photo of some of the finds here:

Cranes used to lift burial chamber intact!
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Post by parthianbow » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 4:30 pm

Fascinating stuff, Annis, thank you. It will be very interesting to see what they find when they open it...
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Post by Margaret » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 6:36 pm

What a find. I want those shoes! Anyone who thinks ancient craftsmen weren't as skilled as we are today has never seen a Celtic artifact.
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Post by LoveHistory » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 7:24 pm

Very cool find!

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Post by fljustice » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 10:22 pm

Thanks for the links, Annis!
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Post by Divia » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 2:59 am

Great article. Love how they used Wiki as a source. :rolleyes:

Overlooking taht though, its way cool.
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