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Serbian Archaeologist Finds 4,000-Year-Old Chariot
InSerbia ^ | Friday, December 6th, 2013 | InSerbia Team

Posted on 12/14/2013 5:41:01 PM PST by SunkenCiv

Pirot – During the protective archaeological works, carried out in parallel with the construction of Corridor 10, archaeologist Zoran Mitic found the remains of beautifully decorated chariot, assumed to be aged between 3,000 and 4,000 years and to have belonged to a Thracian from the elite of the time.

According to Mitic, this an unique and extremely important item, which he found near the village of Stanicenje.

“This is a chariot, drawn by two horses. My assumption is that the chariot belonged to a Thracian citizen,” Mitic told Tanjug.

He said that this is backed by the fact that, at the location where the chariot was found, was also found a tumulus – a tomb.

“Judging by the manner of burial, I guess that it was a member of Thracian people, not ordinary, but someone who occupied an important place in the hierarchy, due to the fact that the chariot is decorated with beautiful bronze applications,” he said.

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TOPICS: History; Science; Travel
KEYWORDS: godsgravesglyphs; serbia; thrace; thracian
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1 posted on 12/14/2013 5:41:01 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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To: StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; decimon; 1010RD; 21twelve; 24Karet; 2ndDivisionVet; ...

2 posted on 12/14/2013 5:42:31 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: SunkenCiv

I think that Chariot was parted out on Craigslist


3 posted on 12/14/2013 5:43:09 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SunkenCiv

Interesting.


4 posted on 12/14/2013 5:43:46 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Don’t worry, it should buff right out.


5 posted on 12/14/2013 5:46:32 PM PST by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: SunkenCiv

Cue “Chariots of Fire” theme music.


6 posted on 12/14/2013 5:48:28 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Governor Sarah Heath Palin for President of the United States in 2016)
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To: GeronL

Be careful of the Salvage Title. Looks like a floodwater vehicle to me. ;-)


7 posted on 12/14/2013 5:56:35 PM PST by Average Al
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To: SunkenCiv

Pretty amazing considering that was nearly a thousand years before the Trojan War.


8 posted on 12/14/2013 5:59:20 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Average Al

LOL!


9 posted on 12/14/2013 6:00:40 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: SunkenCiv
“assumed to be aged between 3,000 and 4,000 years”

But how many miles?

10 posted on 12/14/2013 6:05:07 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama phones= Bread and circuits.)
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To: SunkenCiv

How the heck do you make any sense out of that pile of scrap metal?


11 posted on 12/14/2013 6:10:15 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: SunkenCiv

No 8 track player.

Natch ....no wanta withuh no tunes .

Gotta get jiggy with the chicks and they’z need mood music.

At least a hook up for a lyre or a lute ...

Thing mustuh been made by AMC ...


12 posted on 12/14/2013 6:12:21 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Average Al

slightly worn


13 posted on 12/14/2013 6:12:59 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: 21twelve
"Don’t worry, it should buff right out."

LOL! Post o' the day.

14 posted on 12/14/2013 6:14:09 PM PST by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: SunkenCiv

Wow. That’s awesome.


15 posted on 12/14/2013 6:15:28 PM PST by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless Americaa)
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To: SunkenCiv

Some assembly required? Fun for all ages?


16 posted on 12/14/2013 6:17:40 PM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: SunkenCiv

So thats were it is, I forgot where I parked it.. Geeez It’s tough getting old.. :)


17 posted on 12/14/2013 6:19:47 PM PST by carlo3b (“Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad,” Henry Kissinger)
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To: Average Al
"Be careful of the Salvage Title. Looks like a floodwater vehicle to me. ;-)"

If they can recover the CIN (Chariot Identification Number), they can check on ChariotFax to see if it's been in an accident or flood.

18 posted on 12/14/2013 6:20:11 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: SunkenCiv

I bet his heart was beating like mad when he found this. :)


19 posted on 12/14/2013 6:23:18 PM PST by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: SunkenCiv
If it is 4000 years old, it could be pre-Thracian. But maybe not. Or it could have belonged to another Balkan tribe.

My guess is the two most famous Thracians were Spartacus and the Roman emperor Maximinus Thrax (ruled A.D. 235-238).

20 posted on 12/14/2013 6:34:40 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: SunkenCiv

21 posted on 12/14/2013 6:44:51 PM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: mass55th
You should be required to give (Adult) Beverage alert(s).

I almost drowned, while reading your reply.

Personally, I think your reply is the best!!!!!

22 posted on 12/14/2013 7:08:33 PM PST by Stanwood_Dave ("Testilying." Cop's don't lie, they just Testily{ing} as taught in their respected Police Academy.)
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To: JoeProBono

I’m guessin them aint thracins.


23 posted on 12/14/2013 7:17:36 PM PST by posterchild
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To: Average Al
Show me the...


24 posted on 12/14/2013 7:18:41 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: SunkenCiv

Considering the earth is 4.5 billion years old, this stuff seems nearly new.

If ya want to see real old stuff, pick up a rock...look at some soil, look at the lunar surface....


25 posted on 12/14/2013 7:36:58 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: SunkenCiv
When I was reading the replies, I thought someone would have said that Woody Allen movie when he found that old VW in a cave.

No comments about it belonging to Helen Thomas? You guys are slipping!

26 posted on 12/14/2013 7:37:45 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: dragnet2

I was amazed until I read your post...so true.

“If ya want to see real old stuff, pick up a rock...look at some soil, look at the lunar surface....”


27 posted on 12/14/2013 7:51:16 PM PST by Cedar
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To: Average Al

***Be careful of the Salvage Title. Looks like a floodwater vehicle to me. ;-)***

Run it down into Arkansas! You can, for $50, get an absolutely clean title that and the car salesman will say it was ONLY driven by an elderly lady to church on Sundays.


28 posted on 12/14/2013 7:53:28 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Vendome

Not AMC! Serbia. Thrace! = YUGO!


29 posted on 12/14/2013 7:56:12 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: SunkenCiv

OK...Someone has to do it:

” Swing low, sweet.......”


30 posted on 12/14/2013 8:02:46 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: SunkenCiv

Looks like the remains from “Hold my mead and watch this!”


31 posted on 12/14/2013 8:06:37 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Good ketch!!!

I’m uh lil slow today.


32 posted on 12/14/2013 8:37:20 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: ExCTCitizen

“Sleeper” — it’s a more sophisticated version of his earlier “Bananas”, but may have been just a setup for that banana peel gag. :’)


33 posted on 12/14/2013 8:52:44 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: dragnet2; Cedar

:’)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nK5BTT0dzg


34 posted on 12/14/2013 8:55:05 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: GeronL

I was expecting a hook up the horseys and go vehicle. Parted out for sure. :-)


35 posted on 12/14/2013 9:03:53 PM PST by mcshot ("What's right is right" and we're being sunk by wrong .)
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To: SunkenCiv

Yes, I forgot the name of it. I knew someone would remember it.


36 posted on 12/14/2013 9:17:24 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul or Sara/Nikki in 2016)
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To: SunkenCiv

Wow, that’s ornate alright!


37 posted on 12/15/2013 1:42:37 AM PST by If You Want It Fixed - Fix It
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To: SunkenCiv

This is what happens when you let your teen borrow the chariot.


38 posted on 12/15/2013 2:39:49 AM PST by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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