Tuesday, December 9, 2008

10 Most Popular Mysteries in History

clipped from www.uphaa.com


Easter Island
‘Rongorongo’ is the hieroglyphic written
of the region’s earlier inhabitants

Lost City of Helike

The city, capital of the Achaean League, was a worship centre devoted to the ancient god Poseidon, god of the sea

The Bog Bodies

The bog bodies are hundreds of ancient corpses found buried around the northern bogs and wetlands of Northern Europe. These bodies are remarkably well preserved, some dating back 2,000 years. Many of these bodies have tell-tale signs of torture and other medieval “fun”, which have made some researchers postulating that these unfortunate victims were the result of ritual sacrifices

Fall of the Minoans

While many historians concentrate on the fall of the Roman Empire, the fall of the Minoans, who resided on the island of Crete, is an equal, if not greater mystery

The Carnac Stones

Who Was Robin Hood ?

The Lost Roman Legion

The Voynich Manuscript

The Tarim Mummies

Disappearance of the Indus Valley Civilization

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