4,000-year-old burial site discovered

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4,000-Year-Old Burial With Chariots Discovered In Georgia


Archaeologists in the country of Georgia discovered a 4,000-year-old burial chamber containing treasure and chariots. The team believes the site dates back to the Early Bronze Age and contained ornamented vessels, arrowheads, leather, golden artifacts and seven bodies, possibly of a chief and family members or servants. But if you think THAT'S old - check this out. Last year, archaeologists discovered two burial mounds in England and determined they were 6,000 years old! The mounds were a result of two burned down buildings.

The University of Manchester made a reconstruction of what one of the halls looked like before it was destroyed. Researchers aren't sure who built the halls, but they're similar to construction found in England around 4,000 BC - predating Stonehenge by as much as 1,000 years.

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