London Dozens of Neolithic skeletons, including those of people who may have been victims of human sacrifice, have been discovered in an almost 3,000-year-old settlement in Britain. A collection of tools from different time periods was also found in the settlement, which was discovered by engineers laying water pipes in Oxfordshire, England. A skeleton found with its skull placed at its feet. An animal skull, probably from a horse, placed in one of the Iron Age pits.
The group has removed the remains from the site for a forensic investigation. The findings «provided a glimpse into the beliefs and superstitions of people living in Oxfordshire before the Roman conquest,» said Neil Holbrook, chief executive of Cotswold Archaeology. The dig site, near Letcombe Bassett in Oxfordshire, England.
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