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Sarmatian warrior tomb discovered in southern Russia

May 17, 2019 - General

A farmer digging a pit on his land unearthed 2,000-year-old treasure inside the ancient burial mound of the tomb of a nomadic ‘royal’, along with a ‘laughing’ man with an artificially deformed egg-shaped skull.

Tomb of elite Sarmation warrior with grave goods 
[Credit: Astrakhan Archaeology]Stunning gold and silver jewellery, weaponry, valuables and artistic household items were found next to the chieftain’s skeleton in a grave…

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