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New light on contested identity of medieval skeleton found at Prague Castle

August 23, 2019 - General

Used as a propaganda tool by the Nazis and Soviets during the Second World War and Cold War, the remains of a 10th century male, unearthed beneath Prague Castle in 1928, have been the subject of continued debate and archaeological manipulation.

Photograph of grave IIIN199, shortly after excavation in 1928
[Credit: Institute of Archaeology of the CAS,
Prague Castle Excavations]The mysterious skeleton and associated grave goods,…

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