Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


13 December 2010

Tumulus skeleton found with arrow tip in spine

Today's Zaman, 9/12/2010

The body of a man with an arrow tip still lodged in his spine was found during ongoing excavations in Bursa’s Aktopraklık tumulus. Archeologists believe that the man had died shortly after he was shot with an arrow from a bowman on higher ground. The tumulus where the skeleton was buried is estimated to have a history of about 8,500 years.

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