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Mass Grave Reveals Ottoman Soldiers Fought To The Death In 16th Century Romania

Mass Grave Reveals Ottoman Soldiers Fought To The Death In 16th Century Romania

Burial of CNS from Colonial-era Eten, Peru, during excavation. This teenager was buried in keeping with the Catholic rite of the time: hands placed on her chest in a praying position. (Photo by Sam Scholes used with kind permission of Haagen Klaus.

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat - The simple reason why ancient Romans had no sweet tooth.

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

A handout image released by Pompeii's Archaeological Superintendence Press Office on 29 September 2015 shows a Cat scan aof the cast from one of the victims of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD in Pompeii, in Naples, Italy.

In the summer of 1665, as the great plague ripped the heart out of the medieval city of London, people were still managing to bury the dead in coffins, correctly aligned in the traditional Christian east-west position wherever possible, according to the evidence of newly excavated plague graves.

Plague grave excavations contradict tales of naked bodies piled in pits

In the summer of 1665, as the great plague ripped the heart out of the medieval city of London, people were still managing to bury the dead in coffins, correctly aligned in the traditional Christian east-west position wherever possible, according to the evidence of newly excavated plague graves.

GRUESOME AND AUTHENTIC HAND, TREASURE MAP AND COINS FOUND HIDDEN AWAY IN GRANDPAS ATTIC.

Tampa family finds pirate treasure in grandpa's attic

Mummified pirate hand found in Tampa Bay attic may belong to Jose Gaspar

Artifact from the grave of the Celtic princess near Heuneburg.

Examining the Rich Tomb of a Mysterious Celtic Princess

Remnants of the genetic makeup of plague bacteria have been found in thousands of victims of the Black Death and the major plague epidemics at the end of the Iron Age.

Teeth contain bacterial DNA from plague epidemics

Peter the Wild Boy 1785...  "a feral 12 yr old  found in the German forest in 1725. Peter walked on all fours, ate grass & leaves and never learned to speak.He was brought to London and lived at the castle,virtually a "pet". He is buried in Hertfordshire,England.

Peter the Wild Boy 1785 . "a feral found in the German forest in Peter walked on all fours, ate grass & leaves, and never learned to speak. He was bought to London and lived at the castle, virtually a "pet." He is buried in Hertfordshire, England.

A Controversial Restoration That Wipes Away the Past    The restoration of Chartres Cathedral asks questions about how we preserve the past — and which past we preserve.

A Controversial Restoration That Wipes Away the Past

A Controversial Restoration That Wipes Away the Past by BENJAMIN RAMM By BENJAMIN RAMM The restoration of Chartres Cathedral asks questions about how we preserve the past — and which past we preserve.

Denmark, 1950, two brothers were digging peat to be used as fuel when they came across what is now known as the tollund man. he still had hair, skin, and a five o'clock shadow, so they assumed it was a recent murder victim and called the police. upon arrival, they noticed rope around his neck: this wasn't a recent murder victim. in fact, the body was from 300-400 BC, and was shockingly well preserved by the peat.

an EXTREMELY well preserved body from circa 500 - 600 BC found in Denmark in he still had skin, hair, and a five o clock shadow. he was found when two brothers were digging in peat to use for fuel. the peat is what preserved him so well.

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