Archaeologists discover 2000 year old Bronze Warrior Chariot

October 15, 2014 2:37 PM

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A team of archaeologists from the University of Leicester have discovered a 2,000-year old bronze that must have been part of a war chariot and possibly used in some ritual sacrifice. The pieces of chariot parts were discovered at a dig in Burrough Hillron Age Hillfort, near Melton Mowbray in Leicester, England, and it is said to date back to the second or third century BC.

The discovery was made by four archaeology students at the Burrough Hill fort, and this is largely because the area is used to train archaeology students for field projects. Several other bronze pieces were also discovered in regions close to this part, and the leader and co-director of the archaeol...

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