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7 October 2016

At http://phys.org/print394791318.html … a medieval motte and bailey (topped by a Norman castle) has turned out to be an iron age hill top enclosure. How many other motte and bailey mounds were pre-existing and adapted after the Norman invasion. Why build a high mound if there was one already in a convenient position.

Golden Rings. This story is at http://phys.org/print394773595.html … and concerns a Mycenaean tomb at ancient Pylos in which four golden rings were found amongst a lot of other grave goods such as silver cups, stone bowls, ivory objects, and the mandatory warrior's sword. For a more informed view of the discovery go to http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2016/article/archaeologists-un…

At www.ancient-origins.net/history-ancient-traditions/windover-bog-bodies-a… ….the Windover bog bodies were found in the Everglades region of Florida – some 167 bodies in total aht were deposited between 5000 and 6100BC. So what was going on – could it have something to do with the 6200BC event which caused big changes in global sea levels?

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