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Siberia's Valley of the Kings
« on: February 12, 2016, 08:03:46 AM »
FOCUS ON TUVA: Stunning treasures - and macabre slaughter - in Siberia's Valley of the Kings

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/f0212-focus-on-tuva-stunning-treasures-and-macabre-slaughter-in-siberias-prehistoric-valley-of-the-kings/
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Re: Siberia's Valley of the Kings
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2016, 06:51:57 PM »
FOCUS ON TUVA: Stunning treasures - and macabre slaughter - in Siberia's Valley of the Kings

http://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/f0212-focus-on-tuva-stunning-treasures-and-macabre-slaughter-in-siberias-prehistoric-valley-of-the-kings/

I just noticed this post.  Whoever this was they had the same practice as the Vikings.  Could it have been a Viking?  To this day Swedes say "skull" as a way of saying cheers when having a beer or drink with a friend.

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Forget the notion of barbaric Siberian nomadic tribes in this epoch: well, don't quite forget. These ancient warriors used the skulls of their vanquished foes as drinking cups, according to no less an authority than Greek historian Herodotus.
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