10 Horrifying Archaeological Discoveries

10 Horrifying Archaeological Discoveries

With archaeology, we are able to take a peek into the past. Ancient texts, though revealing, often times are subjective, written by conquerors and victors, skewing the facts to make themselves appear in a more positive light. But ancient relics, buried deep in the ground by time or people, tell a more complete story of what happened hundreds, if not thousands of years ago.

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10. The First Recorded Boomerang Victim – Australia
9. The First Victims of War – Kenya
8. The Pit of Death – France
7. Mass Graves from the Great Rebellion – England
6. Incan Child Sacrifice to the Gods – Argentina
5. The Shackled Skeletons – Greece
4. A Man Rose from the Grave – Ireland
3. A Debt Collection Gone Terribly Wrong – Romania
2. Exploratory Voyage Turned Desperate Fight for Survival – Canada
1. Demons and Sickles – Poland

Source/Further reading:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/18/science/first-boomerang-victim-australia.html
http://www.nature.com/articles/nature16477.epdf?referrer_access_token=BtufJrVSQ6LEZsR9AHRrRdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0PAIwkAzho9qL3jGwTvR7deCp37lljpjfKQsmSyyzaczFrdWeF1zluKJ3ABR8OKwVgINogEaMYYhjSAx0wy-0FNsN_6pjt3F8snMTSE5iX63pUi-6TTyBsMOjFpL5eXt8egfEl_cChUNSoNcT89GpjZ7aG4D38mDYXobeMtWDWp-Lqit-tuLC8vQanYmluFyh2Mj-RzRw-Q1AV8sdz3vSFw&tracking_referrer=www.livescience.com
http://gizmodo.com/6-000-year-old-death-pit-points-to-one-hell-of-a-brawl-1747719989
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/02/skeletons-durham-cathedral-oliver-cromwell-prisoners
http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/genetic-analysis-frozen-andean-mummy-reveals-previously-unknown-lineage-020624
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Alcmaeonid-family
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http://www.toptenz.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/boomerang-640x427.jpg
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