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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

'Earliest' Bronze Age battle site containing 100 bodies found on German river bank

'Earliest' Bronze Age battle site containing 100 bodies found on German river bank



Fractured skulls and broken bones found on a German river bank could point to the earliest site of a Bronze Age battle ever discovered.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of around 100 bodies in the Tollense Valley in northern Germany, suggesting brutal hand-to-hand combat between warring tribes.
Bones had been battered, skulls were fractured and one body has an arrowhead buried more than 2cm inside it.


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1390036/Earliest-Bronze-Age-battle-site-containing-100-bodies-German-river-bank.html#ixzz1NM0S28wl

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