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Farmer Unearths Elite Nomad Burials and âEUR~Laughing ManâEUR(TM) Elongated Skull


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

Marty
- 6 days ago - ancient-origins.net
In Southern Russia, an elite nomad burial site has been unearthed. While working on his lands, a farmer stumbled across burials that appear to have belonged to a nomadic culture. Archaeologists have found several skeletons and many grave goods....



   

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Colleen L (3)
Friday May 17, 2019, 8:58 pm
Fascinating find...especially the egg-shaped, open mouthed skull. Strange the way they figure the deformity was deliberately caused.
Thanks Marty
 

Marty P (151)
Saturday May 18, 2019, 9:54 am
Collen L, There were many cultures who practiced head binding. That caused the adult head to look like that. Oddly that seemed to be restricted to the ruling class and many were married into other cultures showing the spread of influence and power the original head binders had.
 
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