Remains of Iron Age chariot discovered by Leicester students

October 15, 2014 2:43 PM

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University of Leicester archaeology students unearthed the dig site, at the Burrough Hill Iron Age Hillfort to find what is been referred to as the find of a lifetime. Remains of an “extremely rare” Iron Age chariot -burnt during a sacrifice ritual were initially uncovered by four students.

The site is assumed to be a lively community of settlements and farms in sometime between 100 BCE and 50 AD.

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