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Unique Iron Age shield found by Leicester archaeologists

May 23, 2019 - General

A unique bark shield from the Iron Age has been discovered by archaeologists from the University of Leicester, the only one of its kind ever found in Europe.

Adam Clapton records the Enderby shield in the ground
[Credit: © ULAS]The shield, which measured 670 x 370mm in the ground, was found south of Leicester on the Everards Meadows site in 2015, as part of routine investigations on the site by University of Leicester Archaeological…

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