An Iron Age Celtic woman
Celtic woman : It is said that a woman who died 2,200 years ago was highly respected by her tribe, as she was buried together in fine clothes and jewelry. Scientists say that the woman was Celtic women. The Iron Age Celts are also known to have buried their tribe members in wooden coffins, Live Science says. Female remains were found in the city of Zurich in 2017.
Scientists have reported that she was found adorned in a fine woolen dress and shawl, sheepskin coat, iron clasps, pendants, bronze bracelets, a bronze belt, and a necklace made of amber beads. Researchers also say that she did very little work when she was alive. It is estimated that she was around 40 years old when she died, with analysis of her teeth indicating a substantial sweet tooth. Besides his clothes and accessories, there is the hollowed-out tree trunk which was so skillfully fixed in a coffin.
According to the 2017 statement, its outer bark was still intact when construction workers stumbled upon it. While all of the immediate evidence—the remains of a Celtic woman, her awe-inspiring furnishings, and clothing, the highly anatomical coffin—is extremely interesting in its own right, researchers have discovered much more since 2017.
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According to The Smithsonian, the discovery site has long been considered an archaeologically significant site. However, most of the previous finds here date back only to the 6th century AD. The exception seems to have occurred when construction workers found the grave of a Celtic woman in 1903. They were in the process of building a school campus gym. Researchers are now strongly considering that, because the remains of a Celtic woman were found only 260 feet from the man’s burial site, they may have buried each other knew.
Archaeologists had earlier found evidence that it dates back to the first century BC. Researchers are confident that the man found in 1903 and the woman found in 2017 belonged to a smaller, separate community that has not yet been fully discovered. A 2017 press release from the department states that researchers will begin a thorough evaluation of the tomb and its contents. The archaeologists recovered and preserved all relevant objects and materials, extensively documented their research, and conducted anatomical and isotope-based examinations on the Celtic woman. Most impressive and attractive to the experts was the woman’s necklace, which had impressive clasps at both ends.
The office said the findings “paint a fairly accurate picture” of the decedent and the community in which she lived. Isotope analysis confirmed that she was buried in the same area where she grew up. While the Celts are generally considered to be indigenous to the British Isles, the Celts lived in many different parts of Europe for hundreds of years. Several tribes settled in Austria and Switzerland, as well as in other areas to the north of the Roman Empire. Ultimately, it seems that the Celtic woman received a kind and caring burial and left the earth with her most valuable possessions.
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