"Ancient Palace" Unearthed in Germany

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by James Blake Wiener
published on 24 August 2011
Der Spiegel reports that scholars and archaeologists are puzzled but fascinated by a recent discovery near the German city of Weimar. Roughly 3,800 years old, a primitive palace compound has been unearthed revealing the wealth of an ancient prince. Archaeologists believe that the building might have been the largest in prehistoric Germany. Among the various items found were a hundred bronze hatchet blades and the body of child who had been sacrificed.
Posted by James Blake Wiener on August 24, 2011, 17:22.

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