Mystery of the skeleton hijacked by Nazis and Soviets.

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Description

For decades, archaeologists have grappled with the identity of a 10th-Century skeleton discovered at Prague Castle, and the remains were exploited by both the Nazis and Soviets for ideological purposes.

Subject

N. Saunders, J. Frolík & V. Heyd, Zeitgeist Archaeology: Conflict, Identity, and Ideology at Prague Castle, 1918–2018. Antiquity 93, no. 370: 1009–1025 (2019).

Period28 Oct 2019

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  • TitleMystery of the skeleton hijacked by Nazis and Soviets.
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC
    Media typeWeb
    CountryArgentina
    Date28/10/2019
    DescriptionFor decades, archaeologists have grappled with the identity of a 10th-Century skeleton discovered at Prague Castle, and the remains were exploited by both the Nazis and Soviets for ideological purposes.
    Producer/AuthorRob Cameron
    URLhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-50082866
    PersonsVolker Heyd