Weird News Romanian, German archaeologists find 3,400-year-old fortress

14:00  08 august  2018
14:00  08 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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  'Priceless' 2,800-year-old 'royal gold jewellery' stash boasting some 3,000 items is found inside a burial mound in remote Kazakhstan mountains Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains of Kazakhstan.Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains.

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3 , 400 years in western Romania .

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3 , 400 years in western Romania .

In this image made June 18, 2018, a fresh excavation reveals what is said to be a prehistoric fortress near the town of Santana, north western Romania. Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania, described for the The Associated Press by archaeologist Florin Gogaltan as © The Associated Press In this image made June 18, 2018, a fresh excavation reveals what is said to be a prehistoric fortress near the town of Santana, north western Romania. Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania, described for the The Associated Press by archaeologist Florin Gogaltan as "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe in the Bronze Age." (AP Photo/Florin Gogaltan)

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian and German archaeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3,400 years in western Romania.

'Priceless' 2,800-year-old 'royal gold jewellery' stash boasting some 3,000 items is found inside a burial mound in remote Kazakhstan mountains

  'Priceless' 2,800-year-old 'royal gold jewellery' stash boasting some 3,000 items is found inside a burial mound in remote Kazakhstan mountains Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains of Kazakhstan.Some 3,000 golden and precious items were found in a burial mound in the remote Tarbagatai mountains.

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3 , 400 years in western Romania . He said German archaeologists helped with financing and specialized equipment.

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Romanian and German archeologists have discovered a prehistoric fortress dating back as far as 3 , 400 years in western Romania . He said German archaeologists helped with financing and specialized equipment.

Archaeologist Florin Gogaltan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the find represented "one of the biggest prehistoric fortresses in Europe in the Bronze Age."

Gogaltan, a researcher at the Archaeology Institute in Cluj northwestern Romania, said the team used specialized archaeological magnetic equipment to take underground measurements. Last week, they completed a dig uncovering 55 hectares (135 acres) of the 80-hectare (198-acre) site, built between 1,400 B.C. and 1,200 B.C., located near the town of Santana, and plan to continue next year.

Gogaltan worked with Rudiger Krause, a professor at Goethe University in Frankfurt, and Gogaltan said German archaeologists helped with financing and specialized equipment.

Romanian archaeologists first began to excavate the site in 2009.

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This story has been corrected to show that the spelling of the archaeologist last name is Gogaltan, not Golgatan.

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