Skeleton of a woman from more than 4,000 years ago found in Germany

Skeleton of a woman from more than 4,000 years ago found in Germany


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A skeleton of a woman who died more than 4,000 years ago It was found by a team of workers during an excavation in Germany. For now, the age of the woman at the time of her death is unknown.

The discovery of the archaeological remains occurred in the German state of Brandenburg, in a place near the German town of Bietikow, when a team of workers tried to install wind turbines.

They went to the place of the discovery Philipp Roskoschinski and his partner Christoph Rzegotta, of the Archaeros archaeological consulting company, reported the site Sputnik News.

Dr. Christof Krauskopf of the Brandenburg National Archaeological Museum, explained that the woman is squatting and lying on her right side, her head is facing east.

He said that this composition is known in the archaeological community as burial in fetal position.

He further said that the hypothesis the excavator works with is that the burial dates from the last phase of the Neolithic, between 2,500 and 2,200 BC.

The experts also report that the body was hidden in a very large grave for a body of its size.


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