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Rare "Beaker Burial" find

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annis
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Rare "Beaker Burial" find

Post by annis » Tue April 23rd, 2013, 6:54 am

The remains of a "woman of importance" who was buried with a pot during the Copper Age have been discovered in a Berkshire quarry. So-called "Beaker burial" finds are rare and till now have invariably been of men of status
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-berkshire-22251263

See also this article at the History Blog for more background on "Beaker burials"
http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/24803

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