Bronze Age burial near Stonehenge discovered by badger
9 February 2016
From the section Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council CMAS
An archer’s wrist guard and shaft straighteners were among the objects discovered
A Bronze Age cremation burial has been discovered near Stonehenge after being accidentally dug up by a badger.
Objects found in a burial mound at Netheravon, Wiltshire, include a bronze saw, an archer’s wrist guard, a copper chisel and cremated human remains.
Experts believe the burial may have been that of an archer or a person who made archery equipment.
The artefacts date back to 2,200-2,000BC, senior archaeologist Richard Osgood, of the …read more
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