Category Archives: Human Remains

Viking Burials in Ireland

Vikings are no strangers to Ireland Irish history is colored with Viking raids, settlement, and invasion. Vikings were first spotted off the Irish coast as early as 792 C.E. It comes to no surprise that the Irish landscape is dotted … Continue reading

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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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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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1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

archived/cross-posted from http://news.yahoo.com/skull-discovery-suggests-early-man-single-species-180440066.html Skull discovery suggests early man was single species By Kerry Sheridan,  SETH BORENSTEIN and SOPHIKO MEGRELIDZE .. .DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a 1.8-million-year-old skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval Georgian village provides … Continue reading

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Foot find shows prehuman walked same time as Lucy – Yahoo! News

By ALICIA CHANG | Associated Press – 22 hrs ago Email 3 Print RELATED CONTENT Enlarge Photo This image provided by the Cleveland … LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lucy, it turns out, had company — another prehuman that also walked but spent more of its time … Continue reading

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Sir William Colin MacKenzie (1877-1938)

Australian National Museum, Canberra, ACT, Australia Sir William Colin MacKenzie ~ 1877-1938: the surgeon, anatomist, philanthropist, orthopaedist From the Australian National Museum display: ” Colin MacKenzie was a Melbourne surgeon who studied marsupial anatomy in order to understand human anatomy. … 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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