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|Description ||The 3 Polus Tumuli were recently found at the construction site for a new Shoping center in Cluj, Romania.|
Archeologists from the local Museum staged a rescue excavation and rebuilt the kerbstones of the tumuli about 300 Meters away between the Mall and the E60 Road towards Oradea.
The largest of the 3 tumuli measures about 13 Meters diameter and it has a large menhir like stone at the back. They are thought to date from the early Iron age, but research is sill being sorted out.
A stone Kist, a 0.51 meter tall carved statue menhir and later Gepid Barbarian graves from about 400 CE were also found, but are still being evaluated in the Museum. The entire excavation was divided up into 3 sectors A, B and C. Two tumuli were found in sector A, while the 3rd Tumulus and the menhir were found in sector B. The Jewlery is already on display.
Cluj-Napoca Romanian National History Museum:
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