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  • Roxanne Flores

    From C/NET - It could be humanity's oldest story of doomed love. Archaeologists have unearthed two skeletons from the Neolithic period locked in an eternal embrace and buried outside Mantua, Italy, just 25 miles south of Verona, the city where Shakespeare set the star-crossed tale of Romeo and Juliet. After being found at the site where a factory is planned, people worldwide have speculated on the circumstances surrounding the couple's deaths. They are thought to have died young because th...

  • Kim Sudkamp

    Excavated skeletons embracing in death - true love never dies

  • Kristi Dailey

    The Lovers of Valdaro, believed to be no older than twenty years of age when death occurred over 5,000 years ago. Found in the city of Mantua, Italy, the city William Shakespeare chose to set the story of Romeo and Juliet.

  • Cherie Holt

    found in Mantua,Italy that's totally till death do u part!!!!!!!

  • Renee

    Lovers of Valdaro The so-called Lovers of Valdaro, also dubbed as the "Valdaro Lovers," are a pair of human skeletons discovered by archaeologists at a Neolithic tomb in S.Giorgio near Mantova, Italy, in 2007. The two skeletons appear to have died or were interred facing each other with arms around each other, thus reminiscent of a "lovers' embrace". [Source: Wikipedia] - Skulls

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