Korea, Grave of Ancient Warrior Found

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Meanwhile in South Korea, the grave of a 5th century AD warrior has been found, and though the remains of the deceased have long since decayed, his armour has survived, providing evidence of the scale-like protection worn by cavalrymen of the Three Kingdoms period (57 BC to AD 668), previously only known from mural paintings.

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