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Dig reveals human skulls mounted on stakes

Posted on Monday, 26 September, 2011 | Comment icon 7 comments | News tip by: Still Waters

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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."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by gnostic-deity on 26 September, 2011, 23:15
stone aged dildo XD
Comment icon #2 Posted by Framling on 26 September, 2011, 23:19
Game of Thrones?
Comment icon #3 Posted by bitten_by_werewolf on 27 September, 2011, 1:17
lollipops for trolls
Comment icon #4 Posted by Kataliac on 27 September, 2011, 5:23
gnostic noticed the same thing i did, its great to know some of our ancestors were also freaks.
Comment icon #5 Posted by 27vet on 27 September, 2011, 6:12
Kilroy was here, and so was Hagar the Horrible.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Damian Bâthory on 20 November, 2011, 11:23
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 on 21 November, 2011, 11:47
stone aged dildo XD Haha mind****!

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