Elaborate feasting rituals of prehistoric people living in Leicester are revealed by stunning cauldrons ceremoniously buried 2,300 years ago



A unique collection of Iron Age metal artefacts has shed new light on the feasting rituals of prehistoric communities near Leicester around 2,300 years ago.
Experts uncovered a trove of ancient buried treasures during excavation works for a warehouse development project.
Rare objects, including cauldrons, pins, a brooch and a copper 'horn-cap' which may have been used in a ceremonial staff, suggest the importance of ceremony at the site.
Researchers believe the wide range of dates for the burial of the items hint at repeated use of the village to host lavish gatherings.
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28 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
Source: Daily Mail
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