Category Archives: graves

Could the four bodies found at Trinity roadworks be Vikings?

Reprinted from http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Could-the-four-bodies-found-at-under-Trinity-road-works-be-Vikings.html Jane Walsh @irishcentral August 15,2014 01:15 AM Team of experts believe they have unearthed a per-medieval cemetery at the heart of Dublin city.Photo by: Rubicon Heritage The archaeological firm excavating the site outside Trinity College, in Dublin’s … Continue reading

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Binne’s Cairn: The Giant’s Grave, Curraghbinny Woods, Cork, Ireland

Binne’s Cairn, The Giant’s Grave, Curraghbinny Hill, Ireland The Giant’s Grave: Binne’s Cairn* Curraghbinny Woods, County Cork, Munster, Ireland * Latitude: 51°48’41.35″ * Longitude: -8°17’52.72″ * Atop the summit of Curraghbinny Hill in Curraghbinny Forest Recreation Area lies a mound … Continue reading

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Tobar Ghobnatan (St. Gobnait’s House, Church, Cemetery, Statue, & Well)

Tobar Ghobnatan * Ballyvourney (a.k.a. Baile Bhuirne), County Cork, Ireland * Named after the Matron Saint of Ballyvourney and sacred Bee-Keeping mistress, Saint Ghobnatan, this site is a holy pilgrimage location and monastic settlement known as “Tobar Ghobnatan”. This is … Continue reading

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Paul Koudounaris’ lecture on Heavenly Bodies : Spectacular Jeweled Skeletons

Paul Koudounaris: Heavenly Bodies* Lecture, Slide Show, and Book Signing * The Strange Factory * Albuquerque, New Mexico * Friday, November 22, 2013 * A race from Taos to Albuquerque to visit a friend’s lecture on his amazing discoveries about … Continue reading

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Ballymacdermot court tomb

Ballymacdermot Court TombCounty Armagh, Northern Ireland: “This fine court tomb on the south slope of Ballymacdermot Mountain dates from about 3500 BCE. It has three separate burial chambers in a gallery which was entered from the forecourt – hence the … Continue reading

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Loughcrew Passage Tomb

Sliabh na Caillí (Mountain of the Hag), also known as Lough crew, is a infamous passage tomb is one of the four main passage tombs in Ireland next to Brú na Bóinne, Carrowkeel and Carrowmore dating to roughly 3,300 BCE. … Continue reading

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Saints ancient heart stolen from Dublin cathedral – Yahoo! News

By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Associated Press – 21 hrs ago Email 23 Print RELATED CONTENT     Enlarge Photo A tourist gestures at the broken iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Enlarge Photo The iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Continue reading

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Ethicist: 18th century ‘giant’ should be buried – Yahoo! News

By JILL LAWLESS | AP – Thu, Dec 22, 2011 [ ~ copied for research purposes via WordPress’ “Press This” application. ~ ]   In this undated image provided by the Royal College of Surgeons, the skeleton, left, …   LONDON (AP) — … Continue reading

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‘Alien’ Skull Discovery Tops South American Bone Finds – Yahoo! News

By Tammy Lee Morris | Yahoo! Contributor Network – Tue, Nov 22, 2011 cross-posted for academic research from Yahoo! (see link at end of article for original article) via WordPress’ “Press This” app … It wasn’t discovered by Indiana Jones … Continue reading

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Pukamani Poles

Pukamani Poles The Australian Aborigine “Tiwi” people of the Bathurst and Melville Islands of the Northern Territories have symbollic material cultural artifacts littering their landscape similar to the use of headstones or grave markings in Western culture. These are called … Continue reading

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