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Iron Age

Archaeological period

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The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age division of the prehistory and protohistory of humanity. It was preceded by the Stone Age and the Bronze Age. The concept has been mostly applied to Europe and the Ancient Near East, and, by analogy, also to other parts of the Old World.


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Murder mystery on HS2 route as Iron Age man found buried face down with hands bound

'The death of the Wellwick Farm man remains a mystery to us but there aren't many ways you end up in a bottom of a ditch, face down, with your hands bound', archeologist says
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Iron Age 'mystery' murder victim found in Wendover HS2 dig

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Durham archaeological dig reveals 'earliest resident'

The remains, dated to between 90BC and AD60, are evidence of Iron Age settlement in the area.
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'Important' Iron Age settlement found at Warboys dig

Roman and early Saxon finds were also discovered at the settlement, which was previously unknown.
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