Thursday, June 17, 2010

Gladiator

Check it..................Riiiight about now I am kicking myself again for not becoming the archaeologist I wanted to be...........This story is SOO COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LONDON - Dozens of headless skeletons excavated from a northern English construction site appear to be the remains of Roman gladiators, one of whom had bites from a lion, tiger, bear or other large animal, archaeologists said Monday.


Experts said new forensic evidence suggests the bones belong to the professional fighters, who were often killed while entertaining spectators.


Most of the skeletons were male and appeared stronger and taller than the average Roman, with signs of arm-muscle stress that suggest weapons training that began in the men's teenage years.
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3 comments:

Caroline said...

That is awesome! My boyfriend is going to love this story!

Kelly said...

I LOVE this stuff...especially if it has to do with Roman history!! Too cool!!

Becky said...

News of the weird...whatever! I love this kind of stuff and this is truly too cool! Makes me think of Mark of the Lion!!! Love it!

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