OUT OF MIND
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Latest topics
» Elon Musk: “Cryptocurrency Could Be Used On Mars”
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyToday at 8:52 am by Verolla

» Cameroon celebrates herbal medicine miracle against Covid-19
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyToday at 1:43 am by PurpleSkyz

» Ancient Antenna Found At the Bottom of Antarctica’s Sea: Eltanin Antenna
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyToday at 1:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» We May Have Found The Hypothetical Planet 9!
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyToday at 1:36 am by PurpleSkyz

» EPISODE 3 LINK
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 11:09 pm by PurpleSkyz

» German Chemist Dr. Andreas Noack Makes Bombshell Video Now Reported Dead
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 11:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» Concerns raised over Pentagon's new UFO office
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:57 am by PurpleSkyz

» Maximum Global Bombshell: Judge Orders Pfizer, FDA to Release Documents – First Doc Dump Says Thousands Killed by Shot in the First Month!
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:53 am by PurpleSkyz

» After Licensing Board Threatens Disciplinary Action, Maine Physician Asks Board to Define COVID ‘Misinformation’
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:48 am by PurpleSkyz

» Monoclonal Antibody 35B5 Info
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:39 am by PurpleSkyz

» It Begins: Biden to Announce Mandatory Quarantines for Americans, Even Fully Vaxxed, Punishable by “Fines and Penalties”
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:24 am by PurpleSkyz

» OMICRON - It's a 1963 Italian film
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 10:18 am by PurpleSkyz

» In first, doctors implant 3D printed eyeball in UK man
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 2:05 am by PurpleSkyz

» Food As Medicine - Full Movie - Free
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 2:01 am by PurpleSkyz

» Space Force general says US satellites are attacked on a daily basis
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 1:54 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Phenomenon of Mass Formation
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 1:47 am by PurpleSkyz

» Study: Face masks DO harm children’s development
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyYesterday at 1:42 am by PurpleSkyz

» As Jizlaine Maxwell Trial Opens – FAA Accidentally Reveals Over 700 Previous Unknown Jeffrey Epstein Flights plus More Sordid Details Coming out
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyWed Dec 01, 2021 1:59 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Why are Police Officers Refusing the Vax?
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyWed Dec 01, 2021 12:00 pm by PurpleSkyz

» UFO NEWS ~ UFO hovering the Amazon jungles of Brazil plus MORE
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyWed Dec 01, 2021 11:36 am by PurpleSkyz

» 'UFO death riddle' cop was hounded by 'government agent'
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyWed Dec 01, 2021 11:28 am by PurpleSkyz

» Resisting COVID Tyranny
5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  EmptyWed Dec 01, 2021 11:24 am by PurpleSkyz





Holistic Alternative
Health Care
by Bridgette Lyn Dolgoff

CONTACT HERE TO SCHEDULE ONLINE SESSIONS
www.https://coe-llc.com

NEW ETSY SHOP FEATURING HERBAL SALVES

NOW MAKING A MEDICATED OIL FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE PCR DAMAGE
www.https://coe-llc.com










Sway on Out Of Mind:
Sway's Website:
josuemercadoproductions.tk
Buy Me A Coffee:
PayPal:www.paypal.me/swaymerk CashApp:

You are not connected. Please login or register

OUT OF MIND » TRUTH IN CONSPIRACY THEORIES? » HISTORIES MYSTERIES » 5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists

5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

PurpleSkyz
Admin

Monday, September 9, 2013

5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists

Via Message to Eagle, 3 September 2013 - Archaeologists have made an astonishing discovery. A 5,000 year-old skull of unknown origin was accidentally found on the banks of a river in Worcershire by a walker who thought it was a coconut.

5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  Underwaterskull
Nick Daffern, senior archaeologist with Worcestershire Archaeology holds the 5,000-year-old skull which has baffled experts.

The dog walker stumbled across the fragment, which measures 15cm by 10cm (6in by 4in), this year but initially thought it was part of a ball or a coconut shell. The next day he returned to the site on the banks of the Avon near Pershore, Worcestershire, for a closer look and, realising what it was, called police.


The skull is assumed to have belonged to a middle-aged woman from the neolithic period - around the time Stonehenge was built.

What makes the skull so unique is how well-preserved it is and scientists find it hard to believe it could have been kept underwater for so long. So where did it come from and how did it end up in the river?

"When I first saw the skull, I thought it may have been Anglo-Saxon or Roman but I knew that it was not recent due to the colour," said Nick Daffern, senior archaeologist.

"But we were all surprised when the radiocarbon dating put it at between 3,338 BC and 3,035 BC, or about the middle neolithic period.

"It is so well preserved, it is unthinkable that this had been in the river for any length of time which begs the question as to where it has come from."We know of Roman, Saxon and medieval burials along the river, but this is very rare - it is an exceptional find. "

He added: "I don't think it was found where the remains were buried.

I think we've got a riverside burial and then flooding has brought this down the river. Finding that burial site though would be like finding a needle in a haystack."

Daffern said that without the rest of the skeleton it was difficult to draw conclusions about the person found, and certainly there is no clue as to how they met their death.

5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  Underwaterskull2
The origin of the skull is unknown.

"Myself and a forensic anthropologist believe it is a woman due to the slightness of the skull and the lack of any brow ridges although our conclusions are very tentative because we're dealing only with the top of a skull," he said.

5,000-year-old extremely well-preserved underwater skull baffles archaeologists  Underwaterskull3
How did the skull end up in the river?

"There's no trauma to the bone, and where it has broken those are natural breaks, nor is there any sign of disease so we've no idea as to cause of death.

"The natural fusion of the bone in the skull leads me to believe it may be an older woman, possibly in her 50s, but that is very tentative again.

Unfortunately, it remains a bit of a mystery."

The find is a few miles from Bredon hill, which has been a scene of human activity down the ages and still boasts the earthen ramparts of an iron age hill fort. However, finds of neolithic remains are rare.

"Whenever we come across neolithic remains, there seems to be a solid dividing line between where they buried their dead and where they lived, and that is no accident," he said. "But it is frustrating as an archaeologist because although we have the physical evidence, we still don't have the answers as to why."


Thanks to: http://www.transients.info



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum