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Remains Of Xena-Like Woman Found

Remains of Xena-like woman found
trefwoorden: Engeland - Lincolnshire - 5e eeuw - Angelsaksische tijd - vrouwelijk strijder
The remains of a six-foot tall woman, buried with a shield and knife, were recently discovered in an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Lincolnshire, England.
The body and artifacts, which date to A.D. 500-600, suggest that more women than previously believed may have fought alongside men during the turbulent years following England's Roman period.
Archaeologists made the discovery while working on a program for Britain's Channel 4 "Time Team."

Lees verder bij: Discovery News (1 oktober 2003)