Iron age tools and jewelry unearthed in Romania

Published on May 1st, 2012 | by Admin


Highway construction in Romania has uncovered jewelry and tools which date back to the Iron Age. [Thanks to Piet for sending in the link!]

Archaeologists discovered 200 bronze and iron pieces in a ceramic bowl on the track of the future Orastie – Sibiu highway, Romania’s Transport Ministry announced.

The jewelry, weapon and harness pieces date back from the Iron Age- 9th – 8yh centuries B.C, making one of the most important scientific discoveries in Romania. It is also the first time when such a discovery is made in an archeological site and not by accident.

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