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02 July
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Grisly Human Sacrifice Discovered in Northeastern Syria

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The ancient city of Nagar has some strange skeletle remains:

“It’s the skeletons of the humans that are strange because they were not ‘buried’ in the usual sense of below ground level, and the heads were missing,” said Oates, of Cambridge University’s McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.   “They were simply lying on a surface, on which the outline of the body itself was still visible — that is, they were not buried, but the room was rapidly filled in after their deposition,” she added.

Read the rest of the article at Discovery News.

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