Bronze Age cemetery discovered under Visigoth burial ground

Scientists have found graves dating back to 1000 BC during excavations of a Visigoth cemetery in Sena, Huesca, Spain.

Excavations at the site (by EFE)

Archaeologists started the excavations at a Visigoth burial site dating back to the 5th century AD. The Visigoths invaded the Iberian peninsula in the wake of the collapse of the Roman empire. Two urns and a lid were discovered at the site. Archaeologists believe that the older cemetery was back of the Late Bronze Age Urnfeld culture existing in the period of transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age. People of this culture used to cremate their dead and places their ashes in urns.

Bones found at the site (by EFE)

(after EFE, El País & Express)

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