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Serbia: 2,500-year-old tomb discovered near Pirot [photo]

BELA PALANKA – Archaeological field surveys on sites along the Corridor 10 route in construction through the region of Pirot, south-eastern Serbia, culminated in a discovery of graves from the Iron Age that contain skeletal remains of warriors together with their spears and knives.

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Over the past two years, archaeologists discovered an ancient suburb of Pirot, called Suburbium, the remains of the legendary 2,000-year-old road, Via Militaris, near Dimitrovgrad, and several ancient milestones.

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Photo from: www.rts.rs

Mirjana Blagojevic, an archaeologist consultant of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of the Republic of Serbia, who heads the archaeological field surveys on the Corridor 10 section near the village of Sinjac, has said a unique necropolis complex over 2,500 years old was discovered.

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Photo from: www.rts.rs

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