collapse collapse

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

* Discord Chat

* Soilsearcher Shoutbox

Refresh History
  • gash: :)
    March 06, 2019, 04:19:29 PM
  • Gaza07: Smaller logo looks much better
    February 07, 2019, 02:50:37 PM
  • gash: Sorry for the downtime : Host server issues again - but all back ok
    January 18, 2019, 11:52:23 AM
  • gash: A happy New Year to all members and fellow detectorists - Hope 2019 is a good one !!!
    December 31, 2018, 11:59:21 PM
  • gash: New classified section installed - with customer feedback - free to use free to sell !!
    September 19, 2018, 10:57:57 AM
  • gash: Welcome back to soilsearcher - the last few weeks have been quite stressfull, but the forum is back.
    September 18, 2018, 08:50:39 AM
  • gash: Cheers, all down to you m8
    April 06, 2018, 04:25:42 PM
  • Gaza07: new sites looking good mate
    April 06, 2018, 02:18:46 PM
  • gash: Boo back  lol
    April 06, 2018, 08:28:39 AM
  • Gaza07: boo
    April 05, 2018, 06:57:16 PM
  • gash: Happy New 2018 to everyone!!!
    January 02, 2018, 04:13:20 PM
  • itsknocker: happy new year to you all
    January 02, 2017, 03:22:52 PM
  • gash: :)
    January 01, 2017, 06:07:46 PM
  • Mark: Happy new year!
    January 01, 2017, 09:56:32 AM
  • gash: Hi Jon, Having a good one I hope?
    December 31, 2016, 09:10:33 PM
  • itsknocker: hi mate did you have a good xmas
    December 29, 2016, 11:23:15 PM
  • gash: Evening all
    December 29, 2016, 11:01:22 PM
  • gash: :)
    July 19, 2016, 11:18:57 AM
  • David Adams: I would be chuffed to  :)
    July 19, 2016, 10:53:33 AM
  • gash: Cheers David, Well Chuffed??
    July 17, 2016, 08:04:39 PM

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 3
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* Adsense

Author Topic: 'Vampire' skeleton with nine spears in its body found in East Yorkshire grave  (Read 94 times)

Offline gash

  • Administrator
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1398
  • Karma: +1/-0
    • View Profile
    • Soilsearcher
  • Main Detector: XP Deus
Advertisement


The digging up of a suspected “vampire” skeleton has taken place in East Yorkshire after a “completely unprecedented” discovery by archaeologists.

The third chariot burial ever found in Britain has been uncovered in the county and will be the focus of an episode of BBC Four’s Digging for Britain.

In the episode, a team of archaeologists will find an elderly man, believed to be in his sixties or seventies, buried in a chariot alongside two ponies.

The spectacular grave, which was recovered near Pocklington, is the first chariot burial with animal skeletons to be discovered in the UK and narrator Alice Roberts describes the find as “something completely unprecedented.”

As part of the dig, archaeologists also found a pair of 3rd century BC Iron Age graves which they believe may have been the result of strange vampire-slaying rituals.



According to the Independent, the bodies are believed to be have been individuals of high status and had some bizarre rituals performed on them.

The first grave contained a male warrior, believed to be aged between 17 and 25, and he may have been killed two or three times.

Read more :  https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/hull-east-yorkshire-news/vampire-skeleton-nine-spears-body-2309670?fbclid=IwAR1y7GA2FQjJ0539TRmaJZLWQAjvGrrpjKf3vrWguh417-xZNoTKL7Ep5xI


XP Deus 9" coil & 13x11 coil
XP Goldmaxx Power
Whites DFX
Garrett Ace250

 

* Events

Sorry! There are no calendar events available at the moment.

* Search


* Please Donate

Please consider donating to help keep this forum active. It would be appreciated by all the staff. We are not looking to make money with this, we are simply aiming to cover some of the operating costs. Donations are usually made in multiples of £5.00. Any amount will help. Please put your forum username in the message box, and your staus will be changed to Valued Member. Thank You

* Advert google