‘Unparalleled’ Iron Age Warrior Grave Uncovered Near Pocklington

 

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By Megi Rychlikova in The Press.

For seven months, experts worked in secret to excavate two barrows near the East Yorkshire town. Each was constructed more than 2,000 years ago.

Inside one was the only Iron Age chariot with standing horses found in Britain and the body of a warrior in his late 40s believed to be of high standing in his community.

A young warrior aged between 17 to 25, who appeared to have died in conflict, was in the other barrow and may also have been well regarded by his community.

 

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