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Ness of Brodgar and the Big Cow

18 October 2014

At www.popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-09012014/article/archaeologists-m… … namely, they have dug up the remains of an aurochs, a prehistoric ancestor of modern cattle which roamed in the wild across Europe.

Meanwhile, in Israel archaeologists have discovered a Canaanite cult centre at Tel Burna – see http://phys.org/print332660453.html. It is thought to be a cult site dedicated to Baal, or perhaps, Anat. It measures 52 feet by 52 feet and there is evidence of animal sacrifices.

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