"Witch's cottage unearthed near Penle Hill, Lancashire" - The cottage was discovered near Lower Black Moss reservoir in the village of Barley, in the shadow of Pendle Hill.  Historians are now speculating that the well-preserved cottage could have belonged to one of the Pendle witches.  The building contained a sealed room, with the bones of a cat bricked into the wall.  It is believed the cat was buried alive to protect the cottage's by morgan
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morgan "Witch's cottage unearthed near Penle Hill, Lancashire" - The cottage was discovered near Lower Black Moss reservoir in the village of Barley, in the shadow of Pendle Hill. Historians are now speculating that the well-preserved cottage could have belonged to one of the Pendle witches. The building contained a sealed room, with the bones of a cat bricked into the wall. It is believed the cat was buried alive to protect the cottage's
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Pendle Hill,Lancashire,England. by lily_mayer
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A masterpiece of late Stone Age art, this terracotta sculpture, known as The Thinker (“Ganditorul”), was unearthed in 1956 during archeological excavations  of Neolithic settlement and burial debris in the lower Danube region, near Cernavoda in Romania.  Created during the Hamangia culture, it is believed to be the oldest known prehistoric sculpture that reflects human introspection. by NGL
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NGL A masterpiece of late Stone Age art, this terracotta sculpture, known as The Thinker (“Ganditorul”), was unearthed in 1956 during archeological excavations of Neolithic settlement and burial debris in the lower Danube region, near Cernavoda in Romania. Created during the Hamangia culture, it is believed to be the oldest known prehistoric sculpture that reflects human introspection.
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Church Hill Tunnel, Virginia: In 1925 a work train became trapped when part of the tunnel collapsed. Two men remain buried there: Rescuers never located the bodies and they remain under the 190-foot section of the collapsed tunnel. It was announced that the tunnel would be sealed for safety reasons with the train inside. People venturing near the tunnel claim they can hear voices screaming "get me out.” Others have reported the screech of locomotive wheels and the sound of digging. by florence
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florence Church Hill Tunnel, Virginia: In 1925 a work train became trapped when part of the tunnel collapsed. Two men remain buried there: Rescuers never located the bodies and they remain under the 190-foot section of the collapsed tunnel. It was announced that the tunnel would be sealed for safety reasons with the train inside. People venturing near the tunnel claim they can hear voices screaming "get me out.” Others have reported the screech of locomotive wheels and the sound of digging.
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A pair of carved stone ducks unearthed at Vespasian’s Camp near Stonehenge are believed to be the oldest known figurines found in the UK, and are amongst other findings that suggest the sacred site was in use several thousand years before the megalith itself was constructed. by florence
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florence A pair of carved stone ducks unearthed at Vespasian’s Camp near Stonehenge are believed to be the oldest known figurines found in the UK, and are amongst other findings that suggest the sacred site was in use several thousand years before the megalith itself was constructed.
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Remains of an Anglo Saxon warrior, buried with his spear and a bronze-bound drinking cup; discovered by modern soldiers on a rehabilitation programme. Mike Kelly found a skeleton with its head covered by a shield. He believes the position was a sign of respect. "I have been to war myself and I can imagine what the soldier would have felt as he went into battle. Knowing that as a modern-day warrior I have unearthed the remains of another fills me by caroline
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caroline Remains of an Anglo Saxon warrior, buried with his spear and a bronze-bound drinking cup; discovered by modern soldiers on a rehabilitation programme. Mike Kelly found a skeleton with its head covered by a shield. He believes the position was a sign of respect. "I have been to war myself and I can imagine what the soldier would have felt as he went into battle. Knowing that as a modern-day warrior I have unearthed the remains of another fills me
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Archaeologists from around the UK have been examining a hoard of treasures unearthed in a 4,000-year-old tomb on Dartmoor.   The chamber, known as a cist, was found on Whitehorse Hill, near Chagford [Credit: BBC] Prehistoric jewellery, animal pelts and beads made of amber were among the finds about two years ago in the burial chamber. The chamber, known as a cist, was found on Whitehorse Hill, near Chagford. by lakisha
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lakisha Archaeologists from around the UK have been examining a hoard of treasures unearthed in a 4,000-year-old tomb on Dartmoor. The chamber, known as a cist, was found on Whitehorse Hill, near Chagford [Credit: BBC] Prehistoric jewellery, animal pelts and beads made of amber were among the finds about two years ago in the burial chamber. The chamber, known as a cist, was found on Whitehorse Hill, near Chagford.
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This pot was unearthed on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin, where it had laid buried for the past 800 years. by clara
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clara This pot was unearthed on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin, where it had laid buried for the past 800 years.
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A 7th century Swedish helmet. Found in Vendel, Uppland, this stunning helmet once belonged to a man who presumably played an eminent role in Uppland’s political sphere during the 7th century. The bronze crest of this helmet is in the shape of a dragon or bird. The owner of this helmet belonged to a long line of dynastic rulers, each of which were buried the same manner. This particular helmet was found within a boat burial, which also contained cooking utensils, tools, weapons, and three hor... by natalia
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natalia A 7th century Swedish helmet. Found in Vendel, Uppland, this stunning helmet once belonged to a man who presumably played an eminent role in Uppland’s political sphere during the 7th century. The bronze crest of this helmet is in the shape of a dragon or bird. The owner of this helmet belonged to a long line of dynastic rulers, each of which were buried the same manner. This particular helmet was found within a boat burial, which also contained cooking utensils, tools, weapons, and three hor...
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near the village of Popoviane by 87thedoors
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Prague, Czech Republic: A thousand years ago, Bohemian villages were rampant with vampire lore; whether  fact or fiction depends on whom you ask. But the truth remains that many people believed blood-sucking vamps were a real threat. The largest vampire cemetery was unearthed in Čelákovice, located just outside Prague, in the 1960s. Fourteen victims buried there showed markers of anti-vampire measures: decapitated skeletons with nails in their by beulah
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beulah Prague, Czech Republic: A thousand years ago, Bohemian villages were rampant with vampire lore; whether fact or fiction depends on whom you ask. But the truth remains that many people believed blood-sucking vamps were a real threat. The largest vampire cemetery was unearthed in Čelákovice, located just outside Prague, in the 1960s. Fourteen victims buried there showed markers of anti-vampire measures: decapitated skeletons with nails in their
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Divers in the Baltic Sea have discovered Stone Age artifacts. The discovery is possibly the oldest settlement from the first more-permanent sites in Scania and in Sweden. “Around 11,000 years ago there was a lagoon, and all the tree and bone pieces are preserved in it. If the settlement was on dry land we would only have the stone-based things, nothing organic.” His team has also discovered wood pieces, flint tools, animal horns, and bones of by tonia
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tonia Divers in the Baltic Sea have discovered Stone Age artifacts. The discovery is possibly the oldest settlement from the first more-permanent sites in Scania and in Sweden. “Around 11,000 years ago there was a lagoon, and all the tree and bone pieces are preserved in it. If the settlement was on dry land we would only have the stone-based things, nothing organic.” His team has also discovered wood pieces, flint tools, animal horns, and bones of
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Several human skulls with horns protruding from them were discovered in a burial mound at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in the 1880's. With the exception of the bony projections located about two inches above the eyebrows, the men whom these skeletons belonged to were anatomically normal, although at seven feet tall they were considered to be giants. Burial was believed to have been in the neighborhood of 1200 AD. by jean
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jean Several human skulls with horns protruding from them were discovered in a burial mound at Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in the 1880's. With the exception of the bony projections located about two inches above the eyebrows, the men whom these skeletons belonged to were anatomically normal, although at seven feet tall they were considered to be giants. Burial was believed to have been in the neighborhood of 1200 AD.
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Underwater graveyard, Capel Celyn, Wales .Capel Celyn was a rural community to the north west of Bala in Gwynedd, north Wales, in the Afon Tryweryn valley. The village and other parts of the valley were flooded to create a reservoir, Llyn Celyn, in order to supply Liverpool and The Wirral with water for industry. The village contained, among other things, a chapel, as the name of the community suggests, capel being Welsh for chapel. by maria.t.rogers
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maria.t.rogers Underwater graveyard, Capel Celyn, Wales .Capel Celyn was a rural community to the north west of Bala in Gwynedd, north Wales, in the Afon Tryweryn valley. The village and other parts of the valley were flooded to create a reservoir, Llyn Celyn, in order to supply Liverpool and The Wirral with water for industry. The village contained, among other things, a chapel, as the name of the community suggests, capel being Welsh for chapel.
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The 'Old man of La Chapelle' was recreated from the skull and jaw of a male found near La Chapelle-aux-Saints, in France in 1908. He lived 56,000 years ago. His skeleton indicated he suffered a number of illness including arthritis and had numerous broken bones. This was not noticed when he was first discovered and gave rise to the mistaken belief that neanderthal man was a hunched individual. His relatively old age of between 40 to 50 indicates by ashleyw
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ashleyw The 'Old man of La Chapelle' was recreated from the skull and jaw of a male found near La Chapelle-aux-Saints, in France in 1908. He lived 56,000 years ago. His skeleton indicated he suffered a number of illness including arthritis and had numerous broken bones. This was not noticed when he was first discovered and gave rise to the mistaken belief that neanderthal man was a hunched individual. His relatively old age of between 40 to 50 indicates
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Lovingly preserved, a hunting dog whose bandages fell off long ago likely belonged to a pharaoh. When it died, it was interred in a specially prepared tomb in the Valley of the Kings. From the Egyptian Museum. by ursula
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ursula Lovingly preserved, a hunting dog whose bandages fell off long ago likely belonged to a pharaoh. When it died, it was interred in a specially prepared tomb in the Valley of the Kings. From the Egyptian Museum.
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Witch's Grave ~ This is the grave of Francis Wilson who died on the 15th July 1880.  He was buried as a witch - facing the opposite way and just  outside the burial ground. by Julia Perry
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Julia Perry Witch's Grave ~ This is the grave of Francis Wilson who died on the 15th July 1880. He was buried as a witch - facing the opposite way and just outside the burial ground.
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The Grauballe Man was found on the 26th of April 1952, near the village of Grauballe, Denmark. He was discovered by men cutting peat for fuel about three feet below the surface of the ground. When they were digging one of the workers, Tage Busk Sørensen, stuck his spade into something that he immediately knew was not peat; he noticed the red hair pupping up and  realised he had found the head of a human body. by Nina Maltese
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Nina Maltese The Grauballe Man was found on the 26th of April 1952, near the village of Grauballe, Denmark. He was discovered by men cutting peat for fuel about three feet below the surface of the ground. When they were digging one of the workers, Tage Busk Sørensen, stuck his spade into something that he immediately knew was not peat; he noticed the red hair pupping up and realised he had found the head of a human body.
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The most sacred place in Scotland..only surviving building after the Battle of Culloden was the Old Leanach Cottage inhabited until 1912 then preserved by the Gaelic Society of Inverness. The Cottage is now kept by the National Trust for Scotland, as is the Moor it’s been refurbished to look of 18thC.. There were surrounding barns but they were burnt when Gov’t redcoats found 30 wounded Jacobites seeking refuge in them. They barricaded the barn, burnt the Jacobites alive. by louisa
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louisa The most sacred place in Scotland..only surviving building after the Battle of Culloden was the Old Leanach Cottage inhabited until 1912 then preserved by the Gaelic Society of Inverness. The Cottage is now kept by the National Trust for Scotland, as is the Moor it’s been refurbished to look of 18thC.. There were surrounding barns but they were burnt when Gov’t redcoats found 30 wounded Jacobites seeking refuge in them. They barricaded the barn, burnt the Jacobites alive.
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In 1674, skeletons of 2 children were discovered under the staircase leading to the chapel at the Tower of London. Believed to be the remains of the "Princes in the Tower", the skeletons were buried, on the orders of Charles II, in Westminster Abbey. In 1933, the grave was re-opened & the skeletons determined to be those of 2 young children, one aged 7 to 11 & the other 11 to 13. Therefore, the skeletons could belong to the missing Princes. If only the Queen would allow DNA examinations! by beulah
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beulah In 1674, skeletons of 2 children were discovered under the staircase leading to the chapel at the Tower of London. Believed to be the remains of the "Princes in the Tower", the skeletons were buried, on the orders of Charles II, in Westminster Abbey. In 1933, the grave was re-opened & the skeletons determined to be those of 2 young children, one aged 7 to 11 & the other 11 to 13. Therefore, the skeletons could belong to the missing Princes. If only the Queen would allow DNA examinations!
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Cottage in the village of Nunney, Somerset. by proteamundi
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proteamundi Cottage in the village of Nunney, Somerset.
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pet of ok tornado | Oklahoma tornado victim finds dog buried alive in the rubble | The Sun ... by alejandra
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alejandra pet of ok tornado | Oklahoma tornado victim finds dog buried alive in the rubble | The Sun ...
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Luna ~ the witches cat by estela
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Hartley’s body was recovered from Titanic’s wreckage as body No. 224, returned to Colne, Lancashire and buried on May 18, 1912. It was estimated that upwards of 40,000 people showed up to watch the funeral procession and attend the funeral. His interment received extensive coverage by the international press. To this day several elaborate memorials or statues pay tribute to his service on Titanic. by brittney
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brittney Hartley’s body was recovered from Titanic’s wreckage as body No. 224, returned to Colne, Lancashire and buried on May 18, 1912. It was estimated that upwards of 40,000 people showed up to watch the funeral procession and attend the funeral. His interment received extensive coverage by the international press. To this day several elaborate memorials or statues pay tribute to his service on Titanic.
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This photo was taken in 1882 from the roof of a mansion that belonged to George Ehret, a successful brewer and one of the first wealthy New Yorkers to move to Prospect Hill (now Carnegie Hill). by morgan
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morgan This photo was taken in 1882 from the roof of a mansion that belonged to George Ehret, a successful brewer and one of the first wealthy New Yorkers to move to Prospect Hill (now Carnegie Hill).
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Theban Script: The Witches Alphabet / for a witch's spell book by judith
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The Hedge Witch's Cottage" ~ by Jenny Allen by lucy
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