Photo: Iron Age Warrior with Roman Links Found in U.K.



The grave of an ancient British warrior with tantalizing Roman connections has been unearthed in southern England, archaeologists announced in August 2008.

The 2,000-year-old skeleton of the tribal king or nobleman was found buried with military trappings—including a bronze helmet and a unique metal lattice (above), both of a style previously unknown in Britain.

Photograph courtesy Steve Ford of Thames Valley Archaeological Services


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