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Archaeologists make hellish discovery of human skulls mounted on stakes in Sweden

The image of a decapitated human head mounted on a stake is something you'd probably associate with Game of Thrones, or gritty medieval tales of intimidation and slaughter, but a new discovery in Sweden is challenging that notion. At a burial site thought to be around 8,000 years old, researchers uncovered clear evidence of human skulls mounted on crude wooden posts, suggesting that the practice began, at least in part, long before the iron age and the many wars and conquests that filled the centuries that followed.
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