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A Meteorite as a Ritual Offering for Ancient Britons


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 1004 days ago - archaeologydaily.com
A meteorite spanning about 1.6 feet (0.5m) across and weighing 205 pounds (93 kg) fell from space some 30,000 years ago in what is now Britain.



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Bob P. (425)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 11:26 am
thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 2:46 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Bren R. (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 3:30 am
Cool!
 

Dominic Delarmente (33)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:32 am
Thanks for the informative article Marty...
 

Svetlana B. (19)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 6:55 am
Noted, thanks
 

Allan Yorkowitz (447)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 10:32 am
Interesting...
 

John D. (45)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 12:56 pm
Thanks Marty for this interesting piece...
 

Ellen Emerson (14)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 1:52 pm
Neat stuff!
 

Henrik Thorsen (28)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 2:08 pm
Very interesting, thanks for sharing.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 3:42 pm
Interestiing.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:29 pm
Yeesh, don't the Moslems have one of these in Medina?
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 4:31 pm
good
 

Anthony Hilbert (6)
Monday February 27, 2012, 1:17 am
It's recorded by Homer that the Trojans worshipped one as the image of the Goddess. Hardly surprising. What could be more magical than a stone from the sky?
 

David Menard (43)
Monday February 27, 2012, 5:25 am
interesting
 

Mary D. (64)
Monday February 27, 2012, 10:45 pm
Fascinating! And Anthony, that's probably what happened! Wow!
 

Sue Matheson (74)
Tuesday February 28, 2012, 9:11 am
very interesting. thanks.
 

Suzanne L. (154)
Wednesday February 29, 2012, 1:12 pm
Interesting. Thank you.
 
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