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Offline GamesPoet

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Re: Archaeology ...
« Reply #50 on: July 03, 2022, 12:51:53 AM »
A stone crannog found in Derry North Ireland ...

 https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-northern-ireland-61986065

The very short article provides a brief video showing what it currently looks like, and how it might have looked around the time it was built.
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« Reply #51 on: July 08, 2022, 02:59:35 AM »
A bear cub bone found in a cave associated with Neanderthal findings has the potential to have been sort of like a flute ...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHXV07YCGKY
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Re: Archaeology ...
« Reply #52 on: July 18, 2022, 01:09:28 PM »
Horses, and a human found at Mt. St. Jean, and a search of the reverse slope at Waterloo ...

With the pandemic delaying the excavations at the Battle of Waterloo, archaeologists have now returned in 2022 to the site, and begun excavating what is understood as having been the British field hospital at the Mt. St. Jean farm.  Besides the human remains of limbs discard after amputations occurred, there have also been found horse (quite the hypothesis in the video on those), and the skeletal remains of only the second human to be be found at the battlefield.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-foPIB4rrJY
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Re: Archaeology ...
« Reply #53 on: August 03, 2022, 03:01:37 PM »
4300 dinosaur footprints found in northwestern China ...

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gakLsjljiX0
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Re: Archaeology ...
« Reply #54 on: September 13, 2022, 02:21:53 PM »
While on youtube today I came across a channel called Miniminuteman where they dispel historical conspiracies. The video I watched was about the Baghdad Battery (which should be properly known as the "Parthian Jars") and it was great. Interestingly enough there was a recommended response video by Artifactually Speaking where an archaeologist in that specific field of study watched the Miniminuteman video and brings in his expertise to provide more information about the topic and also help dispel the conspiracy. He even corrects the Miniminuteman several times and provides additional context to the whole subject. Really worth a watch! Especially Artifactually Speaking's video which provided a lot of the context that Minimuntemen couldn't find but was searching for.

Miniminuteman video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRZR_TeVi5Y

Artifactually Speaking's reaction video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZBsNGPVK2s

The TL;DR:
They were most likely magic jars with spells and incantations in them. More than likely to keep away evil spirits from the home.
« Last Edit: September 13, 2022, 02:30:20 PM by Feanor Fire Heart »
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