Bronze Age settlement found in Hungary

Published on February 22nd, 2011 | by Admin


A Bronze Age settlement and Samartian burial ground has been uncovered at a construction site in Hungary.

Several thousand metal objects, Roman bronze, silver and golden coins, and jewellery were excavated by archaeologists in the Oros district of the city, said the head of the excavation. One old pot contained as many as 34 bracelets, project leader archaeologist Eszter Istvanovits told the newspaper.

Some sixty dwellings have been excavated in the 56-hectare area and among the curiosities found has been a bone flute, she said.

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Story: MTI | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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