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Newsweek / Le mystère des 450 squelettes de bébés retrouvés près de l’Agora résolu

In the 1930s, archaeologists started excavating the Athenian agora, the marketplace in the center of the ancient Greek city. Besides coming across the grand temples and statues for which the city is now known, they found something they originally thought mundane: a well, hewn into the bedrock. They got a shock when they looked inside. There, they found the skeletons …

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The Telegraph / Le mystère des squelettes sans tête résolu

Of all the discoveries an archaeologist could make, this has to be one of the more gruesome. Twenty feet beneath Liverpool Street, in the heart of the City of London, excavators recently uncovered a human skeleton deprived of its head. The skull had been placed between the victim’s legs. The mysterious remains, which date from the Roman period, were dug …

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