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Dig reveals human skulls mounted on stakes

By T.K. Randall
September 26, 2011 · Comment icon 7 comments

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Several 8,000 year-old skulls mounted on stakes have been discovered in central Sweden.
The find at the Kanaljorden excavation site is being praised as unique, with nothing like it having ever been found before. "We found two skulls that still had wooden stakes sticking out of them through a whole at the base of the skull," said archeologist Fredrik Hallgren. In total the skulls of 11 individuals have been found at the site.
Several human skulls found mounted on wooden stakes have been uncovered from a Stone Age lake bed in central Sweden in what is believed to be the first discovery of its kind anywhere in the world.


Source: The Local | Comments (7)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by gnostic-deity 13 years ago
stone aged dildo XD
Comment icon #2 Posted by Framling 13 years ago
Game of Thrones?
Comment icon #3 Posted by bitten_by_werewolf 13 years ago
lollipops for trolls
Comment icon #4 Posted by Kataliac 13 years ago
gnostic noticed the same thing i did, its great to know some of our ancestors were also freaks.
Comment icon #5 Posted by 27vet 13 years ago
Kilroy was here, and so was Hagar the Horrible.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Damian Bâthory 13 years ago
Anti goverment protester did'nt bother carry signs on stakes in those days, they just walked around with the heads of their leaders on stakes.....
Comment icon #7 Posted by Lady_Mercury 13 years ago
stone aged dildo XD Haha mind****!


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