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2,000-Year-Old Warrior Grave & Spears Unearthed

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

spears-x-1024x650COLCHESTER, ENGLAND—A warrior’s grave containing five spears was discovered at a site soon to be home to a new golf clubhouse. According to Philip Crummy of the Colchester Archaeological Trust, the warrior was a member of the Catuvellauni tribe. The grave dates to the time of the Roman conquest of Britain.