'Rare' 2,000-year-old grave of Iron Age warrior discovered in West Sussex The skeleton has been destroyed over time but a sword and scabbard were found inside the grave.

The skeleton has been destroyed over time but a sword and scabbard were found inside the grave.

The grave of an Iron Age "warrior" buried 2,000 years ago has been discovered in West Sussex.

The "incredibly rare" find is one of only a handful known in the south of England and dates back to the late Iron Age or early Roman period (first century BC to AD50).

An iron spear and a sword in a highly decorated scabbard were found inside the grave, but the skeleton had not survived.

The discovery was made by a team from Archaeology South-East (ASE), part of University College...
source: The Sky News

2020-01-29 07:09
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