6,500-year-old hunting trophy excavated in Croatia

Published on August 2nd, 2012 | by Admin


Archaeologists working in Croatia have unearthed a set of 6,500-year-old deer antlers which used to hang on the wall of a prehistoric house.

“We have the oldest deer hunting trophy in Croatia,” said Marcel Buric, the head researcher at the Department of Prehistoric Archaeology of the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb.

According to Buric, local hunters from Bapska have estimated that the deer, where the antlers trophy has come from, would have weighed between 220 and 250 kilograms and would have been extremely strong due to its 12 antlers

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Story: Croatian Times | Photo: Croatian Times

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