Archaeologists discover 'incredible' details of 4,000-year-old man

December 16, 2014 10:38 PM

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He lay on his side, clutching a bronze dagger, undiscovered in a shallow field in the UK for four millennia til a metal detector hit upon his dagger.

Then it took another quarter-century for tests to be funded and performed, but they're now telling the story of Racton Man in pretty gritty detail. He lived around 4,200 years ago, was in his 40s at the time of his death, and was likely a prominent warrior who died in battle, reports the Guardian.

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