Is it Victor - or Victoria? Or evidence of an ancient cross-dressing trans-gender person? Photos and a video at the online article.
I posted the story a few months back.
Does France's 2,500-year-old royal tomb belong to a prince or princess? Stunning Celtic find complete with chariot and jewels leaves archaeologists baffled
- Lavish tomb filled with bronze, silver and gold found near Lavau in France
- Archaeologists are split over whether the skeleton was a prince or princess
- An elaborate solid gold torque and bracelets were still on the skeleton
- The grave shows 'signs of masculinity' but the skeleton appears feminine
The remains of an ancient Celtic prince or princess found still wearing a solid gold torque and lavish bracelets in a grave filled with riches has left archaeologists baffled.
The 2,500 year old royal grave, which is thought to date to the fifth century BC, was discovered in Lavau, near Troyes, is thought to have belonged to a member of a Celtic royal family. Lying at the centre of the tomb, the skeleton had been laid to rest inside an ornate two-wheeled chariot with a 580g (1.2lbs) golden torque decorated with elaborate winged monsters around its neck.
The Hallstatt Celts were a early Iron age culture that spread across most of northern Europe.