Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: ‘Exceptional’ 2,500-year-old burial chamber reveals stunning treasures

The tomb of an Iron Age Celtic prince has been unearthed in a small French town.  The ‘exceptional’ grave, crammed with Greek and possibly Etruscan artifacts, was discovered in a business zone on the outskirts of Lavau in France’s Champagne region.  The prince is buried with his chariot at the center of a huge mound, 130 feet (40 meters) across, which has been dated to the 5th Century BC.

Huge tomb of Celtic prince

Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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