Archaeology & History
Rare intact Celtic tomb discovered
By T.K. Randall
January 2, 2011 · 10 comments
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Archeologists have unearthed a 2,600-year-old Celtic tomb filled with gold and amber jewellery.
Found beneath the Heuneburg hill fort in south-western Germany the tomb is remarkably well preserved, it is thought that it would have been the final resting place of a woman of the Heuneburg aristocracy.
Archeologists in Germany have discovered a 2,600-year-old Celtic tomb containing ornate jewellery of gold and amber. They say the grave is unusually well preserved and should provide important insights into early Celtic culture.
Source: Spiegel Online
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