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Iowa Family Finds Mammoth Bones In Backyard by abcnews: John and his two teenage sons discovered the first bones when they were walking in the woods of their property looking for blackberries. They should recover the mammoth's head in a few weeks! (Maybe I should dig around in the backyard.) #Iowa #Mammoth #abcnews
Redheaded mummy from Sungir, Russia found in houses constructed out of mammoth bones and hide. Southern Russia, between 30,000 and 20,000 BC.
A New View of Evolution by sciencemag: This is a 1.77-million-year-old complete adult skull (braincase volume: 546 cubic centimeters) of early Homo from the site of Dmanisi, Georgia. Together with the fossilized bones of four additional individuals discovered in close proximity, the skull indicates that populations of early Homo comprised a wider range of morphological variation than traditionally assumed, which implies a single evolving lineage... #Science #Human_Evolution
Skull Cathedral in Otranto. In 1480AD, Muslim invaders martyred 800 residents of the town of Otranto, Italy. Their remains were taken to the cathedral and the bones were arranged behind the altar as testament to their faith.
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