By Belenos! Grave of real-life Asterix found in West Sussex

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By Belenos! Grave of real-life Asterix found in West Sussex

The resting place of a warrior who fought Caesar also came with a trove of weapons and possessions

Henry Bodkin

The grave of a real-life Asterix containing what is believed to be an ancient Gallic warrior who came to Britain and fought Julius Caesar has been discovered, archaeologists have announced.

The unique and highly elaborate resting place was found on a West Sussex building site.

The Iron Age warrior, buried with his glamorous and ornate head-dress, is thought to have been a refugee French Gallic fighter who fled Julius Caesar’s legionnaires as they swept across continental Europe in about 50 BCE...

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