10th century burial mound discovered in Russian village

Local residents of Urvanovo Village, Russia, have discovered a 10th century burial mound. The residents were working on a broken water line on the when they found a variety of metal jewlery.

The jewlery is believed to belong to a well off woman from a  Finno-Ugric people.  No skeletal remains have been found.

Urvanovo Village is in Vladimir Province and is located half way between Russia and Novgorod. [small photo]