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Romanian archaeologists find a cache of historic gold rings buried with a “very wealthy” woman
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Romanian archaeologists find a cache of historic gold rings buried with a “very wealthy” woman

The hair of a woman who lived 6,500 years ago contained an incredible treasure of ancient gold rings, which archaeologists in Romania have found. According to the Romanian publication Agerpres, a team from the ării Crişurilor Museum in Oradea, Romania, found the treasure in a Copper Age burial. It contained 169 gold rings, 800 bone beads, and an elaborate spiraling copper bracelet. This year, the study was conducted on the road that connects Oradea to Romania's A3 highway. Archaeologists assumed the skeleton belonged to a lady due to its size and the fact that it was interred without the use of any weapons. She was tall and well-fed, and the skeleton also revealed that, in addition to the proof provided by her teeth's high health, she was of aristocratic status. Under the supervi...