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Silver diadem. Source: Trustees of the British Museum.

Bronze Age Treasure Revealed Female Rule of the Argarics (Video)


Deep within the ancient La Almoloya archaeological site in southern Spain, an extraordinary revelation has emerged, shaking the very foundations of our understanding of power and politics in the Bronze Age. Unearthed amidst the remnants of a bygone era, a silver diadem, delicately crafted and adorned with intricate designs, has captivated the attention of researchers.

Astonishingly, this exquisite artifact holds the potential to rewrite history as we know it. For it suggests that nearly four millennia ago, a woman laid to rest in this sacred ground might have been more than just an honored individual. She could have been the ruler of the Argaric civilization. As this remarkable discovery comes to light, it opens up a realm of possibilities and challenges our preconceptions about gender roles and authority in ancient societies.

Top image: Silver diadem. Source: Trustees of the British Museum.

By Robbie Mitchell

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I’m a graduate of History and Literature from The University of Manchester in England and a total history geek. Since a young age, I’ve been obsessed with history. The weirder the better. I spend my days working as a freelance... Read More

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