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Archaeologists may have unearthed the first good evidence for a battle in the bronze age, in north-east Germany.
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Yes, I do look a bit glistening in this one. It was a warm day. This may hold the record for the longest sidetrack in any of my videos. Still, after a wander off into talk about Steven Pinker, and one of my old videos, I do eventually steer it back to the task in hand.

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A Bronze Age battlefield? Weapons and trauma in the Tollense Valley, north-eastern Germany. Detlef Jantzen1, Ute Brinker1, J¨org Orschiedt2, Jan Heinemeier3,J¨urgen Piek4, Karlheinz Hauenstein5, Joachim Kr¨uger6, Gundula Lidke9, Harald L¨ubke7, Reinhard Lampe8, Sebastian Lorenz8, Manuela Schult8 & Thomas Terberger ANTIQUITY 85 (2011): 417–433.

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