VARIOUS NATIONAL MEDIA: Celtic warrior from 2,000 years ago buried in chariot with weapons and ponies hailed as most important find of its kind in UK

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A Celtic warrior’s grave containing weapons and upright pony skeletons has been described by experts as a unique and significant discovery for the UK. 

A 2,000-year-old shield, which was found next to the ancient Briton’s remains, is “the most important British Celtic art object of the millennium”, said Dr Melanie Giles, of the University of Manchester.

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Period5 Dec 2019

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  • TitleCeltic warrior from 2,000 years ago buried in chariot with weapons and ponies hailed as most important find of its kind in UK
    Media name/outletThe Independent
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date5/12/19
    DescriptionA Celtic warrior’s grave containing weapons and upright pony skeletons has been described by experts as a unique and significant discovery for the UK.

    A 2,000-year-old shield, which was found next to the ancient Briton’s remains, is “the most important British Celtic art object of the millennium”, said Dr Melanie Giles, of the University of Manchester.
    URLhttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/celtic-warrior-grave-important-find-uk-archaeology-shield-yorkshire-a9234571.html
    PersonsMelanie Giles

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  • archaeology