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Warrior found buried in attack position

Posted on Wednesday, 1 February, 2006 | Comment icon 7 comments


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"Archaeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old skeleton of a man who appears to be clutching a dagger and is posed as though he were about to thrust the weapon into something, or someone, according to a Cultural Heritage News report from Iran."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by __Kratos__ on 1 February, 2006, 11:01
Maybe he was buried that way because he was such a fierce warrior and it was a sort of honor or last wish of his? Maybe to fend of grave robbers in some way? Either way, it's a pretty cool discovery.
Comment icon #2 Posted by ZeroShadow on 1 February, 2006, 15:49
Is it just me or does he have a major underbite in that picture. XD
Comment icon #3 Posted by rane on 1 February, 2006, 19:36
Maybe he was buried that way because he was such a fierce warrior and it was a sort of honor or last wish of his? Maybe to fend of grave robbers in some way? Either way, it's a pretty cool discovery. i agree, thats a very good thought!
Comment icon #4 Posted by jestren on 8 February, 2006, 17:39
Maybe he was buried that way because he was such a fierce warrior and it was a sort of honor or last wish of his? Maybe to fend of grave robbers in some way? Either way, it's a pretty cool discovery. i wouldn't doubt it
Comment icon #5 Posted by Pax Unum on 8 February, 2006, 17:54
Maybe he was buried that way because he was such a fierce warrior and it was a sort of honor or last wish of his? Maybe to fend of grave robbers in some way? Either way, it's a pretty cool discovery. or maybe he thought there were some enemy waiting on the other side....
Comment icon #6 Posted by woody82 on 8 February, 2006, 19:00
Pretty interesting find. As for it being put like that pretty hard because when dead body goes stiff....but still interesting find
Comment icon #7 Posted by angrycrustacean on 8 February, 2006, 19:21
Is it just me or does he have a major underbite in that picture. XD Well he IS 3,000 years old.


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