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Beautifully preserved elongated skull found

mesoamerican elongated skull alsace

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:18 PM

Normally, intentionally elongated or flattened skulls are associated with ancient Mesoamerican cultures. But this exquisite specimen, which dates back some 1,500 years, was recently found at a dig in Alsace, France.

http://io9.com/frenc...d-de-1458835300

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 09:28 PM

You know what they say about cadavers with large cranial spaces...


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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:18 PM

Interesting that it is usually? associated with   Elites  in the old   AND  new worlds.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 11:56 PM

Interesting, it was done up to so recently that there are a couple of photos out there on the net, there's one on this page:-

http://www.abovetops...hread543193/pg2

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Posted 07 November 2013 - 07:40 AM

I wonder if he made his own hats.


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 09:00 AM

It was common practice in my culture too...so much so that my grandmother often tried to deform my head with hand pressure massages, hurts....but thankfully, Im only a partial slopehead now  :)

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Posted 08 November 2013 - 05:23 AM

Interesting skull could be an et skull


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Posted 08 November 2013 - 08:13 PM

Try again......

He'd have made a great British 'Bobby'.........


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Posted 08 November 2013 - 09:58 PM

View Postcoolguy, on 08 November 2013 - 05:23 AM, said:

Interesting skull could be an et skull
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Posted 08 November 2013 - 10:14 PM

I want one.......

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