Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Bronze Age treasure discovered in Poland

Treasure of bronze objects has been discovered on the outskirts of a Polish town in Lubuskie Province. The objects are probably associated with the Lusatian culture and period of the Bronze Age - head of the Gorzów branch of the Regional Office for the Protection of Monuments Błażej Skaziński told PAP. 

Some of the finds presented at the Jan Dekerta Lubuskie Museum in Gorzów Wielkopolski  
[Credit: PAP/Lech Muszyński] 

The collection of artefacts, initially dated to the IV-V period of the Bronze Age (1100-700 BC) consists of several dozens of items, including those associated with the religious beliefs and rituals of the community that produced them. 

The collection consists of 5 bronze vessels, 6 wheels and 6 other parts of a cult cart, as well as 24 buttons. In addition, the find was accompanied by fragments of pottery from the vessel in which the deposit was placed. 

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