Anglo-Saxon woman found buried with a cow

Published on July 16th, 2012 | by Admin

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A bizarre burial of a woman with a cow has been unearthed in Cambridgeshire, England.

Student Jake Nuttall said: “Male warriors might be buried with horses, but a woman and a cow is new to us.”

He added: “We were excited when we thought we had a horse, but realising it was a cow made it even more bizarre.”

Co-director of the excavation, Dr Duncan Sayer, from the University of Central Lancashire, said: “Animal burials are extremely rare, anyway.

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