In Photos: Early Bronze Age Chariot Burial

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Burial Chamber

Credit: Photo courtesy Zurab Makharadze
Archaeologists in the country of Georgia (in the south Caucasus) have discovered a burial chamber containing two chariots, gold artifacts, well-preserved…Read More »

textiles and human remains. The chamber was discovered in a Kurgan (a mound) that is 39 feet (12 meters) tall. The structure is more than 4,000 years old and dates back to a period archaeologists call the "Early Bronze Age." This image shows the roof of the burial chamber, it can be seen that the archaeologists had to dig down into the Kurgan to reach it. [Read full story]   Less «
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