Wednesday, March 20, 2013

25 Most Intense Archaeological Discoveries In Human History

While archaeology may not seem like the most exciting profession in the world, it certainly has its moments. Of course, you don't excavate vampire burial grounds everyday but on occasion you may find yourself face to face with some fairly intense artifacts. Whether they are ancient computers, massive underground armies, or just gruesome corpses, these are the 25 most intense archaeological discoveries in human history.

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The Baby Disposal
The Venetian Vampire
Teotihuacan Sacrifice
Terra Cotta Army
The Screaming Mummies
The First Leper
Ancient Chemical Warfare
Rosetta Stone
Diquis Spheres
The Grauballe Man
Desert Kites
Acambaro Figures
Antikythera Mechanism
Rapa Nui
The Tomb of Sunken Skulls
Piri Reis Map
Nazca Lines
Dead Sea Scrolls
Mount Owen Moa
Voynich Manuscript
Gobekli Tepe
Baghdad Battery
Headless Vikings of Dorset

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