2,700-year-old ‘extraordinarily nicely preserved’ skeleton present in fortress in Turkey could also be an earthquake sufferer

Archaeologists in Turkey have unearthed the skeleton of an elite particular person who might have met an premature dying throughout an earthquake within the area 2,700 years in the past.

Sporting jewellery and surrounded by weapons and artifacts, equivalent to a double-sided inscription, and seals – small objects used for “designating signature, personal property, possession and authority,” this particular person little doubt lived an opulent life within the eighth century B.C. till they fell to their dying throughout the fortress, with their private belongings in tow, mentioned Mehmet Işıklı, head of the Ayanis excavations and professor within the Atatürk College Division of Archaeology.

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